Ina Goel has worked extensively with the hijra communities of India. In 2014, Ina was awarded the prestigious Inlaks scholarship and is presently pursuing research in Gender and Sexuality Studies at University College London. Previously, she has worked with All India Radio, Al Jazeera English and has been associated with many community radios. She was a former recipient of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) scholarship at the Department of Epidemiology & International Public Health at Bielefeld University, Germany. She completed her M.Phil in Social Medicine and Community Health from Jawaharlal Nehru University and her Masters in Social Work from University of Delhi. She has worked in various capacities in research and training with Family Health International, UNICEF, Delhi State AIDS Control Society, Indian Institute of Mass Communication, Social and Development Research and Action Group, Plan International, UCLU Women’s Network and Office of the Vice-Provost (Research), University College London.