Sangeetha Watson builds on her research experience and sector know-how to lead the methodological design of research projects and steer the quantitative and qualitative data collection process at AVPN. She is also a contributing member of the AVPN Academy and is involved in developing content and curricula for Asia's first online learning platform for both new entrants and advanced social investors. Prior to joining AVPN she worked at the Centre for Biomedical Ethics at the National University of Singapore (NUS) doing qualitative research on matters relating to pandemic preparedness and genetic data-sharing. She hopes to empower marginalized communities and support participatory models of development through research and knowledge production. She loves learning about people, ideally over a cup of coffee or chai. Sangeetha holds a BA in Sociology from the National University of Singapore and an MA in Global Development from the University of Leeds.