Savitri Bisnath works as an international consultant with nongovernmental, philanthropic and inter-governmental institutions. She has over 15 years experience working on issues related to economics, trade and development, women’s rights, conflict and natural disasters and has worked in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, the Middle East, the UK and the US. She also serves as a Research Advisor to the Global Alliance to End Traffic in Women. Savi is co-editor of Global Tensions: Challenges and Opportunities in the World Economy (Routledge, 2004) and the Gender and Development Reader Vols. I & II (Edward Elgar, 2001). Her article, “Feminist Economics,” with Radhika Balakrishnan appears in The Elgar Companion to Marxist Economics (Edward Elgar, 2012), and “Poverty and Gender: An Analysis for Action,” with Lourdes Beneria, in The Globalization Reader (Blackwell, 1999). Savi has authored several practical tools, including the Guide to Gender Aware Post Disaster Needs Assessment (UNDP, 2010). Savi holds a PhD in City and Regional Planning from Cornell University.