Manvi Tiwari is a mental health activist and lived experience expert. She serves as the Country Executive of India at the Global Mental Health Peer Network (GMHPN). As a person with lived experience of mental health conditions herself, she actively works to advance the engagement and leadership of people with lived/living experience of mental health conditions or distress in mental health research, policy-making, and other spaces to make them individual-centric. She is part of Generation Unlimited India’s Young People’s Action Team at UNICEF. Manvi strongly advocates for and works to introduce intersectionality in global approaches to mental health and wellbeing. She also sits on the advisory board for Economist Impact and McPin’s Common Metrics in Mental Health Programme. Manvi is also currently studying Media and Communication at the University of Mumbai.