Nisha Vernekar works as a Research Associate at Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, studying issues surrounding implementation of education technology in government schools in Ahmedabad. She is an incoming M.Sc. in Development Economics student at School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS). She co-founded Pune Collab, which is a platform aiming to facilitate successful partnerships among NGOs and individuals in Pune. Previously, she worked in rural Rajasthan, trying to build a business with women from local self-help groups (SHGs). She completed her undergraduate degree in economics from Symbiosis International University.