Ankita is a Communication Manager with the DP-WEE Initiative, she leads the branding and communication of the project. She is a development communication strategist with cross-sector experience spanning communications, corporate sustainability, ESG, diversity, and inclusion for over the last 9 years.
Ankita has led stakeholder engagement strategies and developed the organizational strategy to align businesses with the UN Global Compact Principles, the Sustainable Development Goals, and Women Empowerment Principles. She is experienced in building strategic partnerships with multi-stakeholders.
Ankita has previously worked in the UN Global Compact Network India (UNGC India), largest corporate sustainability initiative of United Nations. She holds a Master’s in Development Communication from AJK MCRC Jamia Millia Islamia and Bachelor’s in Journalism and Mass Communication from Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University.
Nikita Sangwan is a Visiting Assistant Professor at the Centre for research on the Economics of Climate, Food, Energy and Environment (CECFEE), Indian Statistical Institute (Delhi) and an EfD Early Career Research Fellow. I am a Ph.D. scholar from the Indian Statistical Institute, Delhi Center...
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Rohan is a Research Associate with the DP-WEE Project, working on the Information and Matching projects. He holds a Master's Degree in International Business Economics and Finance from Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics, Pune and a Bachelor's Degree in Economics from St. Berchmans College, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala.
His research interest areas are labour economics, economics of science & innovation, and political economy.
Shwetangi is a Research Associate with the DP-WEE Project, working on the study- ‘Enhancing Women's Employment Opportunities through Skilling’. Previously, she worked as a Senior Programme Coordinator at Agrasar, an NGO, working on a study titled ‘The Invisible Home-based Workers
She holds a Master's Degree in Economics from Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi, and a Bachelor's Degree in Economics from Sri Venkateswara College, University of Delhi.
Her research interests encompass labour economics, climate economics, and public policy. Beyond work, Shwetangi finds joy in painting, playing the guitar, and occasionally solving Rubik's cube.
Sneha is a Project Manager with the DP-WEE Initiative, she leads the operational activities of the project. Along with managing the grant, she indulges in extensive project stakeholder management and contributes to communicating research into policy measures.
Sneha has previously worked in several capacities to implement projects at the grassroots across areas like financial inclusion, gender and livelihoods. Before joining here, Sneha was a consultant at the Development Monitoring and Evaluation Office (DMEO) of NITI Aayog. At DMEO, she was involved in Central Government initiatives pertaining to outcome monitoring of schemes and programmes, helping enhance India’s ranking in global indices through policy interventions, evaluating usage & quality of data used by various M/Ds and building State capacities on M&E.
Sneha holds a Master’s in Livelihoods and Social Innovation from the School of Social Work, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai. Her research interests are focused on system strengthening, gender, labour and climate change specific policy design.
Vikas Lilhare is a research associate with the Digital Labour and Women's Economic Empowerment vertical at ISI (Indian Statistical Institute, New Delhi).
Before joining ISI, Vikas made significant contributions as a key member of the Digital Innovation team at the Pratham Education Foundation. His responsibilities revolved around providing data-driven insights and research support for a variety of hybrid learning-based programs. These initiatives were designed to address the educational needs of disadvantaged children, with a particular focus on improving foundational literacy and numeracy (FLN), life skills, and vocational skills. Through his active involvement, Vikas helped shape and execute projects that sought to uplift the educational outcomes of underprivileged children and upskill youth.
Vikas holds a Master's Degree in Development Studies from the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce from Delhi College of Arts and Commerce (University of Delhi).