Nidhi Upadhyaya

Deputy Director, Strategic Partnerships and Initiatives

Nidhi Upadhyaya is Deputy Director for Strategic Partnerships and Initiatives with the Adrienne Arsht-Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center. In this capacity she manages the Center’s portfolio on India and the larger South Asian region. She was formerly with the Council’s South Asia Center, where she contributed to policy research initiatives and management of programmatic tasks of projects related to trade, economic development, security, and media diplomacy. Previously, she worked as a researcher with policy consulting firm, Bower Group Asia, and as an assistant manager for the Social Media Content Management and Strategy team at India’s leading business news channel ET NOW. Nidhi graduated with a Master’s inInternational Affairs from the George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs in 2017.