Mitali Nikore is an economist and gender policy specialist. She is the founder of the youth-led research group Nikore Associates. She advises multilateral organisations such as ADB, UN Women and the World Bank as well as private sector consulting firms such as EY and PwC. She is a part of the Global Shapers New Delhi Hub (an initiative of the World Economic Forum). She is also an advisor to the Steering Committee of BRICS CCI Young Leaders. Focusing on infrastructure development, industries, MSMEs, economic corridors and gender mainstreaming, her work spans a wide range of sectors, both in South Asia and Africa, at the national and sub-national levels. She is also a widely published researcher and writer with The Times of India, World SME News, Indian Express, SheThePeople and EPC World. She has also been named one of the industry leaders to look out for in 2022
by Forbes magazine and has provided her expertise On-Air on multiple news segments on BBC News, NDTV, and India Ahead amongst others. Mitali holds a master's in economics from the London School of Economics, and a bachelor's in economics from the University of Delhi.