Samvita is interested in sustainable urban development and sustainability strategies, with a focus on impact assessment. She previously worked at the Indian Institute of Technology Madras, where she led the development and execution of a clean-tech incubator. She also contributed to research on urban development and waste management. Samvita has experience working in tech, as a business analyst at an artificial intelligence startup. She completed her bachelor’s and master’s in civil engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology Madras.