Yamini Atmavilas

About Yamini Atmavilas
  • India Lead, Gender Equality, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Yamini is the India Lead for Gender Equality, India Country Office, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. In this role she leads the foundation’s new work to implement the their Women’s Economic Empowerment strategy, and build gender data and evidence to foster gender transformative programming. She served for 4 years as Senior Program Officer, Measurement, Learning, and Evaluation at the India Country Office managing research and evaluations in the health systems, and community mobilization portfolios.

Yamini’s career has spanned 18+ years of research, evaluation, and capacity building in gender, health, and education, and economic development. Yamini has a PhD from Emory University where her work focused on economic development, rural-urban labour migration and employment of young women, and transformation of gender relations.


Plenary – Accelerating Women’s Empowerment

04 Jun 2018

Read session notes here.  Session Description Women in Asia are on average 70% less likely than men to be in the labor force, and this gap persists despite economic growth, decreasing fertility rates, and increasing education.  This plenary will examine…Read More

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