Nikita is a Research Officer in Behavioural Science at The Inclusion Initiative (TII). At TII, she contributes to the Inclusive Leaders Hub and co-developed a training programme on inclusive leadership for managers based on behavioural science research. She holds an MSc in Behavioural Science from the LSE where she conducted research into caste and gender discrimination in the Indian labour market. Her research is focused on workplace inclusion, with specific interests in understanding the intersectionality of diversity and behavioural barriers and opportunities for inclusion in a global workforce context.
Before joining LSE, she was leading Talent Management initiatives and strategies in a multinational corporation for their employees globally. Her transformation initiatives aimed to influence employee behaviour to create an inclusive and collaborative environment. Her projects included revamping and driving Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI), Engagement, and Culture Change.
She also holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Liberal Studies (Young India Fellowship) from Ashoka University and a Bachelor of Economics (Honours) from the Lady Shri Ram College for Women.