Bhawna Jaimini is an urban practitioner and writer based in Mumbai. She works with the Community Design Agency as the Lead for Community Development and is the Co-Curator of Govandi Arts Festival. From working with street vendors to nomadic pastoralists, Bhawna has worked with diverse communities in both rural and urban areas of India.
She is deeply passionate about gender rights and believes in using architecture and design to address inequities and inequalities in the built environment. When not on field, she spends her time writing on urban issues and her writings have appeared in The Quint, Tribune, MintLounge, HelterSkelter, Stir, SheThePeople and others. Her first book, ‘The Happiness Guide to City Planning’ will be released later this year.