Nidhi Gupta is the Associate Dean of the Policy School at the Takshashila Institution.
She has done her MSc in Social Policy and Development from the London School of Economics and Political Science. Her first degree is in Computer Engineering from the Institute of Engineering and Technology, Indore.
Nidhi has over 15 years of diverse, international experience in both the corporate and non-profit sectors in programme management and business development activities. Previously, she has worked with German government’s agency for bilateral co-operation on project acquisitions from institutional donors such as the European Union, the World Bank, DFID, etc. She also set-up and led the operations of an NGO in India. Prior to making the move to the social sector, Nidhi worked with IT corporations in India as a programme manager.
Nidhi’s writings have been published in Livemint, The Hindu, Deccan Herald, The New Indian Express, Business Standard, and Pragati.
Nidhi’s research interests include behavioural economics and the origins of public opinion.
Taught a semester long course in Behavioural Sciences and Public Policy to post-graduate students of MA in Public Policy at the Mount Carmel College.
The Seen and the Unseen. Episode 88 – Metrics of Empowerment. With co-panelists Hamsini Hariharan and Devika Kher
The Pragati Podcast. Episode 15 – Sand, Sanitation and Subsidies. With co-panelist Thejaswi Udupa
Conversations at Takshashila – The Emperor’s New Norms. With co-panelists Shambhavi Naik, Anirudh Kanisetti and Aditya Ramanathan.
TEDx Talk. Eight-Fold Path to Transform India. At NIT Trichy.