Shimona is a Graduate Professional in the Gender and Disarmament Programme at UNIDIR. She assists with the programme's events, engagements, liaisons and publications.
Having previously worked in the Ministry of External Affairs of India and NITI Aayog, the policy think tank of the Indian Government, she is currently finishing up a Master of Arts degree in International Affairs from the Graduate Institute, Geneva.
Shimona is interested in gendered considerations around technology, security and disarmament, especially in the areas of lethal autonomous weapons and the cyberspace. She speaks English and Hindi fluently, and Korean and French at intermediate levels.