Nisha Bharti is working as an Assistant Professor and HOD of Department of Agribusiness Management at Symbiosis Institute of International Business, Symbiosis International University, Pune, since 2013. She has more than 15 years of experience in Agribusiness and Rural management. She is a Fellow (Doctorate) of Institute of Rural Management, Anand (IRMA) and holds a Post Graduate degree in Agriculture. She published more than 30 papers in various top-ranked journals, including ABDC. Her teaching interests are: Microfinance, Agriculture Finance, Financial Inclusion, Rural Marketing etc. She is a reviewer and editorial board members in several top-ranked journals. She is a recipient of Best Professor in Rural Management (Regional round, Pune) by Dewang Mehta Foundation and Prof. Indira Parikh Women in Education Leaders from World Education congress in 2017.