A trained solicitor, global strategist and impact professional looking to move the needle into unconventional growth areas for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Among multiple initiatives, Nisaa launched an energy governance group in the UK Parliament hosted by then Under-Secretary of State for International Development. Her work prompted her selection alongside 150 world leaders to attend the inauguration of the UN-backed Sustainable Development Goals. She was instrumental in curating a focus event on climate change at The Conference of the Parties-21 (COP21) which resulted in the Paris Agreement.
Nisaa Jetha often speaks in the UK Parliament on increasing female representation in politics and international governance with a focus on emerging economies. Nisaa has previously been placed with Canadian Senate where she acted as a speech writer and policy analyst to then Canada’s previous Special Envoy to Darfur. She has been asked to represent the UK at the United Nations through the membership organisation she launched at The London Chamber of Commerce & Industry that later had presence in the UK Parliament. Nisaa Jetha also sat on the only global inter-agency working group for youth and gender equality with UN Women, the United Nations entity for gender equality and the empowerment of women; Goodwill Ambassadors include Nicole Kidman, Emma Watson, alongside supporters such as Malala Yousafzai, and Oprah. Nisaa was selected by UN Women and 92Y to curate one of the only 32 global UK Genius events on Google Campus.
She holds degrees in International Development from McGill University, an LLB from the University of London, a post graduate diploma in Law from The University of Nottingham having completed the UK bar at the University of Law.
Nisaa was selected to attend Harvard Kennedy School’s Institute of Responsible Investing programme developed in collaboration with the World Economic Forum to cultivate investment strategies into impact. She has also been nominated by the United State of Women Summit hosted by The White House and awarded the Ambassador for Peace Award for her outstanding service to the field alongside other peace leaders globally.