Manika is an Economics graduate from St. Stephen’s College, University of Delhi and a post graduate in Sociology from Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi. She has a keen interest in the development sector and has previously interned at Indian Development Foundation specializing in the informal labor sector trends in income in India. She has undertaken academic projects focusing on money supply and plastic money, gender and sports, sports diplomacy.
Manika has two years of professional experience across various themes like Communications, Public Health, Livelihood, Education, and Women Empowerment etc. wherein she worked with clients like IDRC and DFID in the past. Her work with DFID and IDRC has equipped her with great understanding of disability, technology, health information systems and Sexual and reproductive Health of women.