Harshita Tripathi is an education administrator and actively engages in global engagements and international partnerships. She is vocal on issues pertaining to the higher education sector in India and abroad. She has been one of the youngest members of India to be part of the “Women in Education Leadership" programme at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. She is the recipient of DST-INSPIRE fellowship by the Government of India and believes a well-rounded and comprehensive education involving multiple disciplines like humanities, sciences, social sciences, and technology is the necessity of the day. Being an environment enthusiast, she pursued her Masters in Environment Management from Forest Research Institute, India, and received Gold Medal for scoring the highest marks in the University. She holds a double Diploma in Liberal Arts and Leadership and Environment Law. She is a trained leadership facilitator by the Centre for Creative Leadership, U.S.A, and has been giving leadership training to young cohorts. She has actively contributed to and co-authored the recent report, “The dynamics of students' decision-making process for higher education” released by the IC3 Institute in collaboration with Shiv Nadar University, Delhi NCR in August 2021. She has presented at several national and international forums.