Janvi Gandhi, PhD, Vera Solutions, Mumbai, India.
Dr. Janvi Gandhi Kanakia completed her PhD from Universidad de Deusto, Bilbao from the School of International and Intercultural Studies in 2016. Her PhD work used multidisciplinary theories including those from development studies, social anthropology and urban studies to conduct empirical research on internal migration patterns in India. Since her graduation, Ms. Gandhi Kanakia has consulted with non-profits, public and private institutions in the United States, Spain, India, Peru and Bolivia. She has worked on strategy, data analysis and project implementation in sectors such as education, employment, microfinance and market saturation, Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and project management. She worked as an Assistant Professor at the prestigious “Tata Institute of Social Sciences” in Mumbai, India at the School of Disaster Studies in 2018 -19 and continues to hold a visiting faculty position. Currently, she works full-time at Vera Solutions at their Mumbai office on their Consulting team. She enjoys teaching, research and mentoring students to prepare them ably for the competitive job market.