Sridevi Rao is a consulting Landscape architect from Hyderabad, India. She received her Doctorate from School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi. She is the Honorary Vice President of the Indian Society of Landscape Architects which is affiliated to the International Federation of Landscape Architects, Brussels. She was elected based on her body of work in professional practice, published Papers and pedagogy spanning over thirty years. She is the author of the book entitled, ‘A Measure of Community: Public Open Space and Sustainable Development Goal 11.7’ published in 2015.