Maitreyi Bordia Das
Maitreyi Bordia Das is Manager in the Global Practice for Social, Urban, Rural, and Resilience and the World Bank's Global Lead for Social Inclusion. Based in Washington DC, she works on a set of issues that have to do with reducing inequality and exclusion. She has worked in both human development and infrastructure related areas at the World Bank. Of these, social protection, social development, health, urban development and water and sanitation stand out.
Maitreyi has led, and been part of, several research and policy initiatives. She was the lead author of the 2013 report, "Inclusion Matters: The Foundation for Shared Prosperity"; the 2015 publication, "Scaling the Heights: Social Inclusion and Sustainable Development in Himachal Pradesh" and most recently, "The Rising Tide: A New Look at Water and Gender". She started her career as a lecturer in St Stephen's College, University of Delhi, has been a MacArthur Fellow at the Harvard Center of Population and Development Studies and worked as advisor to the United Nations Development Program. She has a PhD in Sociology (Demography) from the University of Maryland. Before joining the World Bank, Maitreyi was in the Indian Administrative Service (IAS).
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- Promoting social inclusion to achieve zero discrimination
- The tyranny of toilets
- World Population Day 2017: What can we learn from Bangladesh?
- Of pigs, pythons and population growth – setting the record straight
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- Putting Ideas to practice: one stop in the journey of “Inclusion Matters”
- 3 myths about social inclusion in water
- 5 lessons to turn evidence into policy
- Arrival cities: migrants and social inclusion - Live online March 11
- Can an index ever be a good measure of social inclusion?
- Reflections on International Day of Persons with Disabilities
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- Between Hope, Cynicism, Anger and the Banality of Data
- Song as Evidence, Song as Voice
- Blogging Social Inclusion: Why Now?
- Yes, how many deaths will it take till we know…
- Employment Programs By Any Other Name...
- International Women's Day: Why Aren’t We More Concerned About Women’s Physical Safety?
- Of Perceptions and Reality
- Can social audits be change agents?