Dr. Sheela Prasad (Trustee since 2002) is currently a Professor at Centre for Regional Studies, University of Hyderabad. She holds a PhD in Geography from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Her research interests include urban and regional geography, health, gender and environment issues. She has a number of research articles and three books to her credit. She has been part of various teaching/research assignments abroad, at University of Nottingham (UK), University of Pittsburgh (USA), Dartmouth College (USA) and National University of Singapore. She is a Member of Ethics Committee in CDFD, Hyderabad and IIT Hyderabad and a Member of the Women’s Complaint Committee of CCMB, Hyderabad. She is a member of the Executive Committee of Anveshi Research Centre for Women, Hyderabad and was on the Board of Mahila Abhirudhi Society and COVA, Hyderabad.