Swati Janu is the Founder of Social Design Collaborative. She is an architect, writer and community artist based in Delhi whose work engages with housing rights and urban informality in Indian cities. Her social practice combines architectural activism, community engagement, policy advocacy and design pedagogy. A graduate from School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi, Swati also holds an MSc in Sustainable Urban Development from University of Oxford, UK. She has taught design at Ambedkar University, Delhi and School of Planning and Architecture, Delhi.