Sahana is a Managing Associate for the Cities program in WRI India. She works on urban water issues with a focus on reuse and resource recovery from urban wastewater streams. At WRI India she has also worked on transit oriented development and provision of safe access to transit station areas across urban centres in India.
Her background in technical and academic writing includes developing fact-sheets related to water management strategies and water resources planning for the south east Wisconsin region and academic papers related to equity planning within economic development schemes of local governments in the US. She has also worked as an architect and urban planner in a private architecture and design firm.
Sahana holds a Masters in Urban Planning from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, US and a Bachelor in Architecture from the School of Planning and Architecture, JNTU, Hyderabad, India.
Sahana is an avid walker loves to discover the cities she visits on foot. Her other interests include writing about her travels and art journaling.