Manousha is an incoming second year at McMaster University, intending to complete an Honours Astrophysics and Philosophy degree. Manousha has previously worked as an intern with UNA-Canada for two summer placements, working on files related to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), UNA-Canada’s prestigious International Development and Diplomacy Internship Programme (IDDIP), and Model Assemblies. In addition, Manousha volunteered as an executive member of McMaster University’s Model UN MACMUN), as well as the McMaster University Undergraduate Astronomy Club (MUAAC), and on the Philosophy Society.
While at UNU-INWEH, Manousha will be working under the supervision of Dr. Nidhi Nagabhatla and Dr. Duminda Perera. Her work will examine water security and disaster risk challenges and strategies in South Asia, focusing on SAARC.