Meesha is an Architect Environmental Planner with Masters in Catchment Management (from University of Leeds, UK) and more than 14 years of work experience. Her forte lies in intersectoral integration and working to bridge the gap between the local and the global, especially for the vulnerable communities. She is passionate about sustainable urban development, water resource management and climate change and she has recently founded an NGO to work towards these sectors.
She has experience of working with urban local bodies and state/national government agencies towards policy planning, advocacy, technical and handholding support, training and capacity building, stakeholder consultations and community mobilization, amongst others. She has worked on projects related to Smart Cities, waste management, sanitation, water resource management, urban development, basic services for urban poor and climate change; amongst others. She is also a Commonwealth Shared Scholar, finalist for UK Alumni Award (Social impact category, India, 2018), finalist for World Water challenge as part of Korea International Water Week (2018).