Jigyasa is based in Delhi, India, and has been working in the field of humanitarian action, menstrual health, and youth and peacebuilding with various NGOs and networks. Working with youth from across the globe, she has served in different streams like research, partnerships, strategy, and projects.
She holds a MA in peace and conflict studies and has built multiple projects with refugees, migrants, and women. Jigyasa is also a researcher and has written papers on the non-traditional approaches to peacebuilding, and the links between peacebuilding and public policy especially, in the context of Jammu and Kashmir. Currently, she is researching violent extremism in South Asia.
An all-time learner, she is passionate about movement, poetry, and doing crafts. Besides, she loves to interact with nature and make friends with animals.