Yaquta Kanchwala Fatehi
Senior Research Associate, Performance Measurement Initiative
Yaquta Kanchwala Fatehi is a Senior Research Associate for the Performance Measurement Initiative. She studies the impact of organizations and businesses operating in emerging economies on individuals from low-income households. With this data, she develops recommendations to scale positive impacts and reduce negative impacts, and help businesses with their decision-making.
Previously, she was a consultant at Dalberg (Mumbai office) on variety of growth and sustainability projects, a project manager on a TechnoServe, East Africa project to improve non-emergency, household nutrition in Ethiopia, as an intern with UNDP-Kuwait – focused on researching public private partnerships (PPP) — and as a research associate at Swadhaar Finserve Pvt. Ltd., an urban microfinance in Mumbai to improve back-office operations. She has also worked as a technology analyst at Goldman Sachs & Co. in New York. Fatehi holds a Master’s degree in international affairs from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs and a Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Rutgers University.