Nityaa is a conservation architect interested in 20th-century architecture and material conservation. She has an MSc in Historic Preservation from the University of Pennsylvania and is an alumnus of the Getty Graduate Internship Program. She believes community-driven initiatives add high value to heritage conservation projects. She has worked on conservation, outreach, and capacity-building projects with numerous non-profit organizations, such as the Center for Architectural Conservation, Art Deco Mumbai Trust, and World Monuments Fund. She is a co-opted Bureau EP of the ICOMOS International Scientific Committee for Twentieth Century Heritage, the ISC20c Representative, and Asia-Pacific Regional Co-coordinator for the ICOMOS Emerging Professional Working Group. As a member of ISC20C, she has been actively engaged in developing and executing the communication and disseminating strategy for the seminar series ‘Exploring the Twentieth-Century Historic Thematic Framework in the European Context’ under the guidance of Grethe Pontoppidan and Susan Macdonald. She has also contributed to drafting the ISC20C Emerging Professionals whitepaper.

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