Milestones

Awards

  • US Presidential Services Medal (Gold, Silver and Bronze) 2011-2012
  • UN Online Volunteer of the Year Award (Delta Women) 2012
  • UN Online Volunteer of the Year Award (Association of African Entrepreneurs) 2012
  • UN Online Volunteer of the Year Award (Delta Women) 2013
  • UN Online Volunteer of the Year Award (Association of African Entrepreneurs) 2013
  • Axis Bank Burgundy Achiever (Digital Media Awards, She The People TV) 2015
  • Finalist, Muse India Young Author's Award in 2015.
  • Axis Bank Burgundy Achiever (Digital Media Awards, She The People TV) 2016
  • World Pulse Voices of the Future Participant 2015
  • Vital Voices VV Lead Fellow 2015
  • Story Awards Winner (World Pulse) June 2016
  • Story Awards Winner (World Pulse) July 2016
  • Rising Stars of India Award (We Are The City India) 2016
  • World Pulse Impact Leader Award (World Pulse) 2016
  • The Peace Award (Global Peace Initiative) 2016
  • Orange Flower Award for Video Blogging, Orange Flower Awards, (Women's Web), 2016
  • Story Award Winner (World Pulse) February 2017
  • Women's Leadership Award (eDC IIT & The Dais Foundation, New Delhi) March 2017
  • Runner-up, Martha Farrell Award 2017
  • Winner, Social Impact Awards (Digital Media Awards, She The People TV) 2017
  • Social Entrepreneur of the Year, 2017 (Brew Magazine)
  • Young Achiever (Entrepreneurship) MOP Yuva Samman (2017-2018)
  • Outstanding Social Entrepreneur (NGO) of the Year, FICCI FLO Chennai (2018)
  • Nominee, True Honour Awards, 2018
  • Outstanding Woman Achiever Award 2018, FICCI FLO, Jaipur (2018)

Recognition
FemParl Delegate (January 9-12, 2018)
Yuva Sammaan: Rewarding those who walk off the beaten track (January 5, 2018
MOP Yuva Samman 2018 (January 4, 2018)
10 Inspiring Indian Women Who Have Made A World Of Difference With Their Work (October 23, 2017
An artist under the burka (October 21, 2017
Child bride’s journey in a war-torn land (October 3, 2017
These 11 Indian Feminist Bloggers Are Making A Difference To Women’s Lives (May 7, 2017
The Peace Award [Global Peace Initiative] (November 25, 2016)
Inspirational Women Series (November 15, 2016)
Burgundy Achievers - She The People TV (November 13, 2016)
52 Feminists (October 3, 2016)
Nominee and recipient of She The People TV's Burgundy Woman Achiever Award (November 29, 2015)
Shortlist, The Muse India - Satish Verma Young Writer Award (November 2015)

Cited/Listed as Recommended Reading
Ways the UK Government Undermined the Wartime-Sexual Violence Summit (June 5, 2014)
Feminism and Domestic Violence (April 30, 2013)

In the Media
Activist-artist creates doodles on feminism (June 16, 2018)
The frank talk (June 14, 2018)
The period business (May 25, 2018)
New textbooks break gender stereotypes (May 5, 2018)
Don’t dress provocatively, says Class 8 textbook (April 20, 2018)
How 1 Indian woman's Saahas is helping women in 196 countries (April 2, 2018)
ET Women's Forum: From dealing with gender gap to domestic violence, tech can be used in crisis-management (March 20, 2018)
Kirthi Jayakumar is helping victims of gender violence via app and chatbot (March 16, 2018)
The Worlds We Run (March 7, 2018
Kirthi Jayakumar is helping victims of gender violence via app and chatbot (March 16, 2018)
Crusading for Peace: Kirthi Jayakumar Is Storytelling A Difference (March 2018)
Meet the Woman who has Dedicated Her Life to Getting People the Help They Need: Kirthi Jayakumar (February 28, 2018)
MOP honours three women achievers with Yuva Samman (January 5, 2018)
Starting with the boys to stop violence against women (November 25, 2017)
We need a whole new approach. We need to do far more to prevent war and sustain peace (November 13, 2017)
In Conversation with Kirthi Jayakumar (November 2, 2017)
Child bride’s journey in a war-torn land (October 3, 2017)
Apps that make women brave (September 12, 2017)
Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship (August 10, 2017)
421 rapes, yet Tamil Nadu did not seek Nirbhaya fund (July 2017
Medico's Guide to Period Pain (July 2017
A Play Too Real and Tangible (June 14, 2017
Meet Kirthi, A Peace Activist, Who Founded A Storytelling Platform- The Red Elephant Foundation (May 11, 2017
Kirthi’s Journey From A Victim To Survivor & Now Thriving As Social Entrepreneur (May 3, 2017
Lakshya, of SSN, to Inspire Youth (March 29, 2017
'Report says 36% of Indian companies and 25% among MNCs are not compliant with the Sexual Harassment Act, 2013' (March 24, 2017)  
Most People Don't, But Everyone Must Ask Their HR About Their Company's Policies On Fighting Sexual Harassment (March 15, 2017
An Editathon for Social Change (November 28, 2017
City women go online to claim right to public space (January 22, 2017)
Indian Films Portray Stalking of Women as “Cool, Romantic”, say Campaigners  (September 2016)  
Social Mindsets need to Change (July 20, 2016)  
Bringing Change from Chennai to DC (June 16, 2016
Infighting among gay community should now end (June 15, 2016
'An invite from Michelle Obama' (June 14, 2016
Don't confuse the Reel with the Real (June 2, 2016
Zen doodling is something that one doesn't have to learn (May 11, 2016)
When the Thuppata Fights back (February 2, 2015
Akshay Kumar’s Vin Petrol troll becomes a trend (December 12, 2015
A reader’s guide to the six books in the running for the Muse India Young Writer Award (November 22, 2015
Off to the Rescue (May 2015
Women power for Global Change (March 2015
Writer's Ezine (March 2015)
Legally International (November 2014)
Kirthi Jayakumar (October 16, 2014)
Love Across the Border (August 3, 2014)
Stories of Hope by Kirthi Jayakumar (April 30, 2014)
Women who Inspire: Kirthi in India (March 24, 2014)
"You are the only constant in your life" (March 19, 2014)
Peacebuilders unite (March 13, 2014)
How the Building Peace Project was born (March 13, 2014)
Women on the Move And in Danger (February 24, 2014)
Focus on Online Volunteers: Kirthi Jayakumar (January 10, 2014)
More beast than beauty (September 1, 2013)
Peace Agents (August 19, 2013)
An Interview with Kirthi Jayakumar: Author, Lawyer & Freelance Journalist (August 19, 2013
IndieView with Kirthi Jayakumar (August 7, 2013)
As Beautiful as your Work (August 4, 2013)
It's all about Sex and the City (March 20, 2013)
Peppering Over Cracks (March 1,  2013)
Much ado about the item (February 4, 2013)
Activist wins US Prize for work on Women's Rights (December 2012)
US Award for Writer (December 18, 2012
Creating a Change (September 27, 2012
Legally Innovative (March 8, 2012