Shweta Menon joined PPF in 2022, before which she completed her Master’s in Public Policy from McGill University. She was awarded a merit-based scholarship for the program. During her Master’s, she did a capstone project with the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), wherein she gave recommendations to the federal government on acquisition and preservation strategies for affordable rental housing.
Shweta is from India and has worked as a Research Associate for a Member of Parliament, where she has actively contributed in giving suggestions to improve the policies of India. She has extensively dealt with the challenges of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry. With over four years of work experience, Shweta has been closely involved with the stakeholders of the policy-making process.
Before her stint in the Parliament, she has worked as a journalist for both broadcast and print media. She has travelled the length and breadth of India, covering law and policies with a special focus on the injustices people face due to the inordinate delays in the Justice Delivery System. She has done her under graduation in Chemistry.
Shweta hopes to bring her diverse set of experiences in science and her work as a journalist covering law, judiciary, and her learnings about policymaking to PPF. Given the diverse group of projects handled by PPF, she hopes to further expand her breadth of knowledge in different subject areas.
Shweta joined PPF in July 2022.