Sonal Shah is a Senior Manager at ITDP India. She has over 13 years of experience across gender, land-use and transport integration, transit-oriented development, station accessibility planning, street and public space design, urban redevelopment, and heritage conservation. She has led research, organized national workshops, and taught modules on gender and public transport. Her research paper “Gender and Public Transport in India: How Do We Move From Women’s Safety to Gender Equity,” was selected for presentation at CEPT University (Ahmedabad) in March 2016. In 2014, Sonal led an entry in a global competition on women’s safety organized by OpenIDEO and UK Aid. The entry was shortlisted among the top 15 of 575 entries. Sonal has a Bachelor’s in Architecture from Mumbai University and a Master of Science in Urban Planning from Columbia University, New York.