Nalini Chhetri is the associate director for international initiatives, and clinical associate professor in the School for the Future of Innovation in Society and with the School of Sustainability. She holds a doctorate in education policy studies with a minor in demography from Pennsylvania State University, and an M.Sc in Cyto-genetics. Professor Chhetri’s work centers on climate impacts and communication, technological impacts in developing nations, knowledge systems, gender, and urban sustainability. Her career also included directing sustainable development programs for international nongovernmental organizations for over a decade. She works with think-tanks and agencies in Bangladesh, China, Ghana, Guyana, India, Jordan, Nepal, Sierra Leone, Thailand, Vietnam and the USA. She has consulted for United Nations and European bilateral agencies.