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Maya Brahmam

Senior Communications Officer, External and Corporate Relations- Infrastructure, World Bank
Maya Brahmam is a Senior Communications Officer at the World Bank Group. She has managed communications for a range of clients within the World Bank, including the Bank’s Chief Economist and the high-level independent Commission on Growth and Development, chaired by Nobel Laureate, Michael Spence.

She is currently with the External and Corporate Relations Infrastructure team and is the issues manager for Maximizing Finance for Development (MFD) communications. Most recently, Maya was the communications lead for the Global Themes Vice Presidency, which covered Fragility, Conflict & Violence, Gender, Infrastructure, PPPs & Guarantees, Knowledge Management, and Climate Change.

Previously, she spearheaded the work on private sector engagement in External and Corporate Relations. She is a co-founder of Leaders on Purpose and co-developed the 2017-2018 Global CEO Study and the CEO Summit held during the World Bank-IMF Spring Meetings in April 2018. She co-led a geospatial and temporal value chain analysis project in Bangladesh on Building Resilient Agricultural Value Chains through Women Entrepreneurs – Innovation in Action and presented the findings at Innovate4Climate in May 2018. She organized and curated TEDx Sendai on the theme of natural disasters and TEDx WBG on the theme of Ending Poverty. A native English speaker, she is fluent in French and is proficient in Spanish. She was named one of the Top 100 Visionary Leaders in 2018 by Real Leaders magazine.