Aiza joined IDEAS in 2019 for the Governance Program and is currently working on ‘Re(thinking) the Off Grid City’. She holds a BSc in Anthropology & Sociology with a focus on urban marginalization. She was awarded the Fulbright scholarship in 2020-21 through which she completed her M.A. in Socio-Cultural Anthropology. Her research interests include media and popular culture, urban divide, resource access and allocation. She is experienced in qualitative research methodologies, most prominently digital and physical ethnographies and archival data.