Yamini Atmavilas

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

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Enabling Women’s Economic Empowerment at scale through digital solutions

26 Jun 2019

A lack of access to inputs and support services, business skills and financial literacy as well as knowledge of and engagement with markets often act as barriers to realise the economic participation of women and the development this can bring…Read More

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