World Bank Career Panel

Event Details

  • Date and Time: Thursday, April 15, 2021 4:00PM EST
  • Hosts: Yale Economic Growth Center and the IDE MA Program
  • Location: Zoom Registration Required

Event Description

Current and recently admitted IDE students and Alumni are welcome to join a virtual panel discussion with Aletheia Donald (IDE ‘12) and Sreelakshmi Papineni (IDE ‘11). Aletheia and Sree currently work at the Gender Innovation Lab, within the World Bank’s Africa Chief Economist Office and will discuss their experiences and career path following the IDE programRegistration is required in advance.

A joint initiative of the International and Development Economics (IDE) Masters Program and the Economic Growth Center (EGC) at Yale University, the IDE Research to Policy Seminar Series provides a forum for EGC faculty, IDE alumni and other invited speakers to share with IDE students expertise, insights and experiences related to the channels through which research is able to inform policy-making in countries around the world.

Speakers

Photo of Aletheia DonaldAletheia Donald (IDE ‘12) is an economist working at the Gender Innovation Lab, within the World Bank’s Africa Chief Economist Office. Her research focuses on identifying and addressing gender-based constraints through the analysis of development project impacts and improving the measurement of their outcomes. Before joining the World Bank, Aletheia was a Research Fellow at Harvard’s Evidence for Policy Design and Head of Research for the NGO Empower Dalit Women of Nepal.
 

Photo of Sreelakshmi PapineniSreelakshmi Papineni (IDE ‘11) is an economist working at the Gender Innovation Lab, within the World Bank’s Africa Chief Economist Office. Her current research focuses on identifying and addressing gender-based constraints through the analysis of development project impacts primarily for entrepreneurship, social protection and agriculture projects. Before joining the World Bank, Sreelakshmi was a Research Fellow at Harvard’s Evidence for Policy Design, a field-based Research Analyst for Innovations for Poverty Action and an Equity Salestrader in London.