Sayanti Sengupta holds a B.Sc. in Geography and an M.Sc. in Water Policy and Governance from Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai. She has previously worked for a year as a Principal Project Coordinator at Aquakraft and is currently doing her 2nd Masters in Social Protection Policy at Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg. She joined IZA as a Student Assistant in November 2018.