Nayantara Biswas is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Economics at Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts. Her research focuses on members whose welfare might not be prioritized during decision-makingspecifically women, children, and minorities in developing countries and low-income communities. To do this, she uses data-driven techniques in evidence-based policy research with an emphasis on equity. In her dissertation, she studies the impact of community health workers on maternal and child health and labor outcomes in India. Her other work examines the impacts of parental leave and work flexibility on minority groups in India and the US. She has published in JAMA Health Forum.