• Aditi Varshneya

Research Associate, Ocean Collectiv



Aditi is a "third-culture kid" who lived in India, China, Singapore, and Italy before arriving in the United States. A graduating senior at NYU, Aditi was awarded the Metropolitan Studies Program Prize for distinguished academic achievement and has been accepted as a Master of Urban Planning student at NYU's Wagner School of Public Service. She recently completed an honors thesis on community-driven climate resilience in New York City. Passionate about urban environmental justice and participatory policymaking, Aditi plans to build a career around creating equitable, resilient cities.  She has held positions with the Rudin Center for Transportation Policy and Management, the NYU Office of Sustainability, Food & Water Watch, Bronx Community Board 6, and WE ACT for Environmental Justice