Supervisor: Karin Hoisl
Himani Singh was born in Delhi, India. She pursued her Bachelor's degree in Psychology from Lady Shri Ram College for Women, University of Delhi. Having graduated top of her university class in Bachelor's, she went on to attain her Master's degree, also in Psychology, from Indraprastha College for Women, University of Delhi. During her studies, she worked as a student research associate for an interdisciplinary project on conflict management and peace building, as well as a curriculum developer and trainer for a project on community capacity-building. She was also a research intern at the Defence Institute of Psychological Research in Delhi, where she designed psychometric instruments for screening applicants to the Indian armed forces and undertook research on the coping and well-being of armed forces personnel. Since graduating from her Masters, she has worked as an assistant manager for an Indian-origin, big data-driven digital advertising start-up, overseeing organisational research and analytics. As part of her responsibilities, she designed, implemented and evaluated several organisation-wide research, analytics, culture-building, and learning and development initiatives.