Riya works as the Communication Officer at the Borlaug Institute for South Asia (BISA), leading communications for a BISA-led project- Atlas of Climate Adaptation in South Asian Agriculture (ACASA).
She is currently executing a comprehensive communication strategy for partner countries in South Asia, such as Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and India. Riya holds a master’s degree in public health and brings a range of experience in various domains such as maternal nutrition, food security, WASH, and now agriculture and climate change.
Prior to BISA, Riya has led and ideated effective social behaviour change communication (SBCC) campaigns on-ground concerning maternal health in one of the aspirational districts of India. With her expertise in content strategy, Riya also supported her clients in establishing a strong thought leadership and public relations in media.