Dr Nisha Dhawan is Country Director for India at EMpower. She holds a PhD from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi. Her doctoral research focussed on the role that non-traditional livelihoods play in advancing the project of gender equity. Nisha has an MSc in Gender, Development, and Globalisation from the London School of Economics and a BA from McGill University in International Politics and Women’s Studies. She is also a TEDx speaker—where she shared her passion for amplifying girls’ voices.