Sahana is a doctoral student at LUCSUS. She holds a bachelor's degree in economics and sustainable development from Azim Premji University (Bangalore, India) and a master's degree in environmental studies and sustainability science from Lund University. Prior to starting her doctoral studies, Sahana studied the role of Kerala's urban employment guarantee scheme in improving urban commons and human well-being. She has also previously worked at an environmental justice NGO and as an illustrator. Her current research is within the NATURICE project exploring the changing plural values of Himalayan communities due to glacial changes.