Kirthi Jayakumar is a lawyer, journalist, artist, author and a peace and conflict researcher from Chennai, India.
She graduated from the School of Excellence in Law, India, with a concentration in Public International Law, and from UPeace, Costa Rica, with a Masters’ degree in Peace and Conflict Studies, and a minor concentration on Gender and Humanitarian Laws. Kirthi is the author of a work of fiction called Stories of Hope, and has written two non-fiction books, Public International Law and Essays on Gender in Peace and Conflict.
She runs The Red Elephant Foundation, and The A38 Foundation, besides being a VVLeadFellow. Kirthi is an avid reader and a zen-doodler, and is awaiting the release of three books in 2015.
Kirthi believes that Peace is her destination and her journey, and dreams of making the world peaceful, one postcard at a time. She hopes to blog for peace, take PFP to schools that she works with, and also doodle a few pictures to help design postcards.