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Dr. Dipanwita Chakravortty is an Assistant Professor (Political Science) in a Private University, Delhi/NCR. She was previously associated with the Centre for Air Power Studies as a Research Associate. She obtained her Doctorate from Jawaharlal Nehru University for her thesis on Women Soldiers in Israel Defence Forces, and she was a recipient of the Israel Government Scholarship during 2015-16. She has been associated with MEI since June 2011 and prepared China Watch (April 2012-July 2015), Election Watch (February 2013-May 2017) and Pakistan Watch (June 2011-December 2011) for MEI.

Dr. Chakravortty has written articles and book chapters on the Middle East, including the crisis in Yemen, women in Kurdish National Movement and so on. Presently, she is researching the role and impact of Women soldiers in various national armies in the Middle East.