Senior Research Associate, Healthcare & Financial Sector Development Initiatives
Ekta Jhaveri is a Senior Research Associate for WDI’s Healthcare and Financial Sector Development Initiatives. She has extensive background in international development most notably through her work at the World Bank where her work focused on education and social protection issues in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) and East Asia and Pacific (EAP) regions. She led various initiatives for the Bank’s Global Child Labor Program and managed key partnerships with UNICEF and ILO. Her professional experience also includes working at Meritor, Inc., a leading automotive supplier company, where she was part of the Emerging Leaders Development Program.
Jhaveri holds an MBA from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan and a Master’s degree in Economics from Tufts University. She is fluent in English, Hindi, and Gujarati with basic proficiency in French.