Nisha joins the TXO as a Research Analyst and is passionate about developing innovative, community-based solutions to problems facing cities today.
Prior to joining HR&A, Nisha worked at the Center on Global Cities at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs. At the Center, she collaborated with residents and global leaders on We Will Chicago, Chicago’s first citywide planning initiative, and conducted extensive research on municipal policy to build heat resilience. She also studied in Berlin, Germany, where she did extensive fieldwork in historical preservation and building inclusive communities.
Nisha holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and International Relations with Honors from Claremont McKenna College (CMC). At CMC, Nisha won Best Thesis in International Relations for her thesis on the intersectional impact of urban planning and migration policy on refugee integration in Beirut and Istanbul.