Shagun Sabarwal is Associate Director of Policy and Training for J-PAL South Asia at IFMR. Based in New Delhi, Shagun leads J-PAL’s efforts to build partnerships with policymakers in the region to ensure that policy is driven by evidence, and effective programmes are scaled up. In addition, Shagun provides strategic oversight and leads the capacity building portfolio under CLEAR South Asia where she works on strengthening monitoring and evaluation capacity in the South Asia region.
Shagun has a doctoral degree in public health from Harvard University. Shagun has experience in working in research and evaluation on a range of topics including livelihoods, maternal and child health, violence against women and adolescent health.
04 Jun 2018
Read session notes here. Session Description The World Bank has estimated that the number of people living in extreme poverty in the South Asia region has likely fallen to 13.5 percent of the region’s population in 2015. Despite the impressive…Read More