Ishita Trivedi is the Managing Editor at Ideas for India (I4I). Prior to joining I4I, she has worked in the public policy space for over seven years on projects with Centre for Policy Research, YSR Congress Party, Young Leaders for Active Citizenship, and The Quantum Hub. While at IDFC Institute, her research focussed on using electoral data to demystify political and policy narratives not based in fact; evidence for regional disparities; impact of power sector schemes using night-time lights satellite data; and special governance zones as test cases for larger political economy reforms. She was also a LAMP Fellow with PRS Legislative Research where she worked on developing parliamentary interventions and communicating research to members of parliament and senior political leaders.
She has a bachelor's in Economics from Miranda House, Delhi University and a master's in Public Policy from O.P. Jindal Global University where she was on the Dean’s Merit List for academic excellence.