Lead Social Development Specialist and Team Leader for Social Inclusion, Social Development Department , World Bank, Washington
February 6, 2014
5:15pm - 7:00pm
Hoffmann Room, Adolphus Busch Hall
Maitreyi Bordia Das is Lead Social Development Specialist and Team Leader for Social Inclusion in the Social Development Department of the World Bank in Washington DC. In addition, she is the Program Manager of the Multi-Donor Trust Fund for Poverty and Social Impact Analysis (PSIA). She works on issues of inequality and exclusion and on the design and implementation of social policy and programs. She is the lead author of a major report "Inclusion Matters: the Foundation for Shared Prosperity", released in October 2013.
Dr Das started her career as a lecturer in St Stephen's College, University of Delhi, has been a MacArthur Fellow at the Harvard Center of Population and Development Studies and worked as advisor to the United Nations Development Program. She has a PhD in Sociology (Demography) from the University of Maryland. Before joining the World Bank, Dr. Das was in the Indian Administrative Service (IAS).