Nikita Luke is a Senior Project Associate for Health and Road Safety at WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities.

Her work includes supporting global research and safe infrastructure projects, particularly in areas of sustainable transport, public health, traffic safety, cycling and walking, and application of the Safe System approach to road safety. She is passionate about creating green cities and shaping sustainable environments through community engagement and design.

Prior, to joining WRI, Nikita worked for Youth Build Boston as a Lead Designer. There she led the in-house design team and guided under-served youth with the skills needed to successfully enter the construction industry.

Nikita holds a Master’s in Sustainable Urban Environments from Northeastern University in Boston, MA, and a Bachelor’s in Architecture from BMS College, Bengaluru. She is also a certified LEED Green Associate and TRUE Advisor.