Impact Talk Series in conversation with Ms. Urvashi Prasad, NITI Aayog
Urvashi is a Director in the Office of the Vice Chairman, NITI Aayog, the Indian government's premier policy think tank. She has extensive experience in health, nutrition, sanitation, gender and public policy. For five years, Urvashi worked as a Public Policy Specialist in the VC’s office at NITI Aayog. She has been a part of the core team supporting the work of Government of India's Empowered Group 1 for managing the Covid-19 pandemic in India. Urvashi co-authored India’s first Voluntary National Review presented at the United Nation’s High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development in 2017. She has over 150 publications to her credit. Urvashi is a member of the World Economic Forum’s Expert Network. She has been recognized as one of 75 young Indian achievers at the UK parliament on the occasion of 75 years of India's independence. She completed a BSc in Life Sciences (Genetics) from University of Birmingham, UK, followed by an MPhil in Bioscience Enterprise from University of Cambridge and an MSc in Public Health from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.