Geetika is a doctoral researcher at the Department of Environmental and Geographical Science, University of Cape Town, focussing on practice biographies of urban development practitioners in South Africa. Working with the Indian Institute for Human Settlements (IIHS) since 2010, she is currently a researcher on the Knowledge in Action for Urban Equality (KNOW) programme, looking at planning education in Asia and Africa. Trained in Urban Planning, Geetika has over 15 years of experience in the sector spanning across Master Plans, housing, water and sanitation. She was also part of the first cohort of ACC’s MPhil in Southern Urbanism. With a special interest in field-based learning, she has been part of studio faculty at School of Planning and Architecture, Delhi; IIHS, Bangalore; and UCT. Geetika anchors City Research Studio I, of the MPhil in Southern Urbanism, this year.