Devika Thapa holds a M.Sc. in Public Policy and Management degree from King’s College London. She is currently working as a Program Trainee at IIDS in the Centre for Governance and Academic Affairs. She has previously worked as a Research Intern at Ronin International, London, and a Policy Intern at the Young Westminster Foundation (YWF), London, UK. She has also, assisted Research Officers and Managers on various assignments such as UK Refugee Project 2021, Gender Equality and Social Inclusion (GESI) Policy Analysis and has conducted a ‘Needs Analysis’ for the Westminster City Council team. She is passionate about Gender Studies and hopes to build a career in the field.