Pankti Dalal

Manager, Community & Implementation, What Works Cities


Pankti Dalal is a Manager with the What Works Cities, Community & Implementation team at Results for America. Previously, Pankti worked with a Member of Parliament in India as a legislative assistant and a non-profit organization—specifically, the Praja Foundation in Mumbai, where she collaborated with Mayors of over twelve city governments to push for more accountable and transparent urban governance.

A native of Mumbai, India, Pankti studied political science at the University of Mumbai, and went on to receive a master’s in public administration from the School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA), Columbia University in New York.

Pankti is passionate about urban governance and sustainability and has served as a consultant to the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat), ID2020 Alliance, New York City Council’s Participatory Budgeting (PBNYC), Consortium for Sustainable Urbanization (CSU), City of Cape Town and the Highline Network.