Karishma Shelar

Research Analyst


Karishma Shelar is a Research Analyst with the CEO’s office. She provides research assistance to the CEO, helping to cultivate WRI India as a thought leader in the space of sustainability. She also supports online communications for WRI India.

Previously, Karishma served as a Senior Analyst to Director – Projects at WRI India. Karishma provided coordination, research, and scheduling support to the Cities and Transport and the Climate and Energy teams and assisted in collaborating online media engagement, communications and events for WRI India. While in School, Karishma was associated with the Xavier’s Resource Center for the Visually Challenged and the Xavier’s Institute of Social Research.

Karishma received a B.A in Sociology and Economics and a Honors in Sociology from St. Xavier's College, Mumbai. Karishma is currently pursuing a Masters in Business Law with the National Law School of India University, Bengaluru via their distance learning program.

Karishma is a test cricket enthusiast and a keen observer of political affairs in India.