Sai Manogna, an alumnus of SPA, Vijayawada, had been working in Urban Development & Environment for the past four years now. A post-graduate in environmental planning & management, Manogna has worked in urban planning across several states including Andhra Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, and Telangana. Her area of expertise includes urban planning, rural policy strengthening, environmental assessments, land use, and infrastructure planning among others. She works at Swaniti as an Associate with the Rural Livelihood & Governance Vertical. Her work involves working with the housing department for PMAY & NPO scheme, to identify gaps in implementation & planning and develop frameworks to address them through innovative strategies.