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Postgraduate Researcher in Sustainable Tourism, Monash University

Shivani is a sustainability professional and has worked primarily in the field of developing sustainable communities in rural Scotland. Her strengths lie in community engagement and development through individuals (and communities) opting low carbon lifestyles and harnessing micro-renewable energy. She is a trained carbon conversations facilitator and is very passionate about helping people understand and appreciate the benefits of transitioning to a low carbon society.

Currently studying International Sustainable Tourism at Monash University, Australia. She is interested in exploring the social impacts of the growing tourism industry in the Asia Pacific region; as well as ideas of using entrepreneurship as a community development tool to enable social change and empower women in rural communities .

Shivani is a 2017 Leadership fellow for the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Monash University, Melbourne. She is also one of the 4 fellows chosen to be part of the Monash- Ben Gurion Entrepreneurship Exchange Program 2017 in Israel.


  • –present
    Postgraduate Researcher in Sustainable Tourism, Monash University


  • 2017 
    Monash University, MA International Sustainable Tourism Management
  • 2010 
    The University of Edinburgh, MSc Carbon Management
  • 2009 
    University of Pune, BSc Geology