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Anushka Thewarapperuma

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Operations Officer, Development Impact Evaluation (DIME) team
Anushka is an Operations Officer in the Development Impact Evaluation unit (DIME) of the World Bank's Development Research Group (DECRG). She manages the unit’s communications, branding and outreach, oversees knowledge management and ensures quality and standards of donor funded activities. She joined the World Bank in 2009 and has worked with IFC’s Advisory Services, and the World Bank’s Private Sector Development and Sustainable Development units. Prior to the World Bank, she worked as a program manager at an organization overseeing SME entrepreneurship projects in Africa and Asia and as a technical lead in the private sector in the US. She holds a BA (with honors) in Mathematics, French and Computer Science from Franklin & Marshall College, a diploma in International Relations from SAIS Johns Hopkins, Bologna, Italy and a MA in Quantitative Economics from Johns Hopkins University.