Ayushi Trivedi is a Research Associate with the Gender Equity Practice within WRI's Center for Equitable Development. Her research focuses on women's role in natural resource management, gender and social equity as a key solution to improved sustainability, and promoting inclusive and equitable climate action. She also supports programs across the institute in the integration of gender and social equity considerations within their work. Her work with WRI has included providing guidance to national and local governments on gender and human rights considerations across sectors such as energy, water, forests, and urban development.

Before joining WRI full-time in 2018, Ayushi interned with them for a year while completing her M.A. in International Economics and International Development at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies in Washington, DC. She also holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Economics from the University of London and a B.A. in Economics from the University of Delhi, India.

She has previously worked as a graduate consultant with iDE in Vietnam, and has done research projects with several public and private organizations in India on issues relating to urban development, employment generation, gender equity, and public health.

Ayushi grew up in Goa and Delhi NCR, India, and currently lives in Washington DC. Outside of work, she enjoys painting with watercolor and acrylics.