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Urvashi Wattal

Senior Policy & Training Manager at Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL)

Urvashi Wattal is a Senior Policy and Training Manager at CLEAR/J-PAL South Asia. She supports the regional office’s efforts to promote evidence-based policymaking and build capacity for monitoring and evaluations. She manages J-PAL South Asia’s health sector and training engagements with a range of stakeholders at CLEAR-SA. She is also the lead for the Cash Transfers for Child Health initiative hosted by J-PAL SA. Prior to joining J-PAL, she worked as an evaluation and research manager at Catalyst Management Services in India, working on evaluations of in the areas of early marriage, HIV, agriculture, and education.

Urvashi holds a Masters in Development Studies from TISS, Mumbai, and a Bachelors in Economics and International Studies from Macalester College, St. Paul, US.