Monalisa Hazarika is pursuing her Master's in Conflict Management and Development from Banaras Hindu University, India and holds a Bachelor's degree in Sociology.
She is currently working as a Youth Coordinator at Reverse The Trend for its South & Southeast Asia Chapter and is a delegate to the 1st Youth Conference to the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW). Her interest in disarmament and arms control stems from personal experiences resulting from growing up in a region with frequent insurgent attacks and active militant groups.
Monalisa advocates for the crucial representation of youth in the policymaking process and implementation of UNSCR 2250 in India. Moreover, she has been volunteering at various national and non-profit organizations in arranging blood donation camps and fundraisers for community development initiatives, and also served as a paralegal volunteer during her undergraduate years.