Nishtha Kapoor

Program Strategy and Partnerships, Protsahan India Foundation | India

Nishtha is passionate about creating spaces for migrant adolescent girls and children through art and stories. She has been influential in designing and leading Protsahan’s flagship program, the Girl Champions Fellowship. She has been working with adolescent girls and various stakeholders on the issues of sexual and gender-based violence in Delhi NCR, Haryana, and Mumbai since 2018. She is a fellow at Vital Voices and a feminist poet, storyteller, and artist. She was selected as a Young Leader Delegate to the 2019 AIT SEASAT Youth Conference. She has also participated in Ocean in a Drop, an international program organized by Pravah and the Commonwealth Secretariat, as one of the sixteen participants from eight Commonwealth Countries. Nishtha holds a master’s degree in politics with a specialization in international studies from Jawaharlal Nehru University.  

Rise Up Cohort: Delhi, India 2023