Kanika Verma leads the Sustainable Enterprise Domain of the Development Alternatives Group. She provides strategic guidance, substantive expertise and management support to teams engaged in delivery models for basic needs products, provision of support services to micro and small enterprise and initiatives to strengthen aggregation driven value chains. A significant segment of her work is on enhancing livelihood security for women in underserved areas of India. She is, currently, pursuing an M.Phil. with a specialisation in inclusive innovation at University of Cape Town and part of the leadership team incubating social enterprises like Indian Micro Enterprises Development Foundation, delivering enterprise support services at scale.