Dr. Aditi Gupta supports USAID’s Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment Hub as a Technology-facilitated Gender-Based Violence Advisor. Dr. Gupta manages USAID engagement on technology and gender issues with interagency and multilateral stakeholders. She has managed public-private partnerships and designed development programming to address TFGBV globally. Prior to her work at USAID, she founded programs and instituted policies to increase representation and equity for underrepresented minority students in higher education.
She also organized and hosted global entrepreneurship workshops in Latin America and Asia to democratize access to educational and funding opportunities for local students and entrepreneurs. Dr. Gupta earned her PhD in Medical Engineering from MIT in human-technology interaction. Subsequently, as a postdoctoral researcher at the Scientific Citizenship Initiative at Harvard Medical School, she investigated institutional change, exploring how programming, federal policy, and institutional networking strategies can serve as levers of change to increase civic engagement in the scientific enterprise.