Ayushi Trivedi is the Gender and Social Equity Research Analyst at the World Resources Institute. She supports deep dive integration of gender and social equity considerations in projects across the institute through quantitative and qualitative research. Her research with WRI has focused on women's role in natural resource management, gender and social equity as a solution to improved sustainability, and promoting inclusive and equitable climate action. She also works on identifying social datasets for WRI's flagship data tools like Global Forest Watch and Aqueduct, and is currently working closely with WRI's Cities4Forests team to develop equity guidelines for urban forestry projects.

Before joining WRI full time, 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 done a research project with iDE in the U.S. and Vietnam, and worked with several public and private organizations in India, conducting field work and desk research on issues relating to urban development, employment generation, gender equality, and public health.

When not working, Ayushi enjoys painting with watercolors, watching Broadway musicals, and travelling.