Yashima Jain

Advisor, Solar Decathlon India

Yashima Jain is an architect, holds a M.tech in Building Energy Performance and is an advisor in the core team for the Solar Decathlon India (SDI), a competition for young leaders for net-zero. She provides strategic contributions and insights into the competition's structure and management, leveraging her experience as a participant in the US Solar Decathlon. Before this, she worked with the Indian Institute for Human Settlements (IIHS) as a Program Manager for SDI, coordinating events, communications, and design among various multidisciplinary teams. She also led the development of intuitive dashboards and visualisations, collaborating closely with various teams at IIHS to understand their unique data collection needs leading to informed decision-making and enhanced data-driven practices. Prior to this, she has also worked with the Green Business Certification Institute (GBCI), India where she was involved in the development of the LEED residential green rater training program and educational content on LEED Zero and LEED Residential 4.1.