Aishwarya Lakshmi Ratan
Women for Women International

Aishwarya Lakshmi Ratan is the director of monitoring, research and evaluation at Women for Women International (WfWI). She guides the design, collection, analysis and application of program data from across WfWI’s six countries of operation (Afghanistan, Kosovo, DRC, South Sudan, Rwanda and Nigeria) in service of WfWI’s vision of creating a world in which all women determine the course of their lives and reach their full potential. She also leads external research and evaluation collaborations with institutional and academic partners. Previously, she served as director of the Global Financial Inclusion Initiative at Yale University and Innovations for Poverty Action, prior to which she worked as an associate researcher at Microsoft’s Research Lab in Bangalore. Ratan earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from Wellesley College and a master’s in public administration and international development from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.

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