Dr. Nidhi Sivastava (Professor) is an academician and trainer in the area of Entrepreneurship and Finance. An alumnus of IIM Indore and University of Lucknow, she is also a certified Resource Person for Entrepreneurship Education by the Department of Science and Technology. She has also guided doctoral scholars in the area of entrepreneurship and published extensively with National and International Journals. Her work in the area of entrepreneurship is presented at various National and International conferences and also published in the proceedings. She was also associated with Uttrakhand Open University, Haldwani, and Sikkim Manipal University as subject expert for Entrepreneurship module of MBA programme. Her current research area is Entrepreneurship and study of various factors having influence on entrepreneurial orientation in organizational setting in India. She has also worked on Financial Inclusion and Micro Finance practices in rural and urban areas.