Shweta is a B.Sc. Forestry Graduate from Tribhuvan University, Nepal, pursuing her higher diploma in Research and Writing in Social Science. She is a Research Assistant at Greenhood working with the illegal wildlife trade control program. Her research interest lies in integrating conservation and social science to bring out the voices of local communities. She believes that the conservation and management of natural resources must also be beneficial for the communities. In her free time, she reads books and articles related to social science and animal behaviour ecology.