Senior Program Officer
Ishita Kapur is a Senior Program Officer on ISC’s International Team. In this role, she supports ISC’s work in Asia, with particular focus on our projects in India.
With over a decade of international development experience, Ishita is a skilled analyst, researcher and program manager. She has worked extensively in international climate policy, and air, water and carbon management in Asia. At ISC, she has successfully managed a portfolio of multi-year multi-million dollar programs, working closely with donors, partners and field teams.
Before joining ISC, Ishita was a Research Manager at Columbia University’s Earth Institute, where she supported varied projects such as groundwater conservation in India, disaster response in the Philippines and climate data for health in Africa. Previously in India, she was a Sustainability Consultant with Emergent Ventures where she supported climate action projects, provided technical assistance, led stakeholder engagements and conducted greenhouse gas assessments for a variety of clients.
Ishita earned her Master of Arts in Climate and Society from Columbia University, and a Master of Science in Natural Resources Management from India’s TERI University.