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Sarah Iqbal

Program Manager

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Sarah Iqbal is the Program Manager of the World Bank Group’s Indicator Development Unit, in the Global Indicators Group of the Development Economics Vice-Presidency. In this capacity, she manages Women, Business and the Law, Enabling the Business of Agriculture, and a new pilot indicator set on Digital Business.
 
She joined the World Bank Group in 2008, where she first worked with Doing Business before moving to develop the Women, Business and the Law indicators. She also provides guidance on the interaction of the law and women’s economic activities in areas such as entrepreneurship and employment.
 
Sarah is a member of the California Bar, and prior to joining the World Bank Group she practiced criminal defense and civil litigation. She holds a BA in English and History from the University of California, Berkeley, an MA in International Relations and International Economics from Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) and a JD concentrating in International Law from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law.