Executive SummaryPursuing master in public administration (2018) from George Mason University; Worked as an Intern at United Nations Headquarters in the Department of Economics and Social Affairs (DESA); Almost two years of experience as a graduate professional assistant at George Mason University; With over five years of work experience in roles like program analyst at Earth Watch Institute and business analyst at Sapient Consultancy Ltd. – I have led and managed in public governance; Critically reasoned problems related to social equity; Conducted statistical and financial analysis for government-funded projects; Performed financial modeling for asset management firm; Worked on issues ranging from governance, environmental protection, to the issues of social inclusion; Involved in stake holder management and conflict management; Multilingual with excellent command of English, Hindi and Nepali languages; And passionate about social and economic development.
GRADUATE PROFESSIONAL ASSISTANT | GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY | VIRGINIA, U. S| AUG 2016 – PRESENT
INTERN | DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS AND SOCIAL AFFAIRS | UNITED NATIONS HEADQUARTERS |NEW YORK, U.S | JUNE 2017- OCT. 2017
PROGRAM ANALYST | EARTH WATCH INSTITUTE | BOSTON, U.S. |AUG 2014- AUG 2016
BUSINESS ANALYST | SAPIENT CONSULTANCY | BOSTON – U.S & INDIA| JULY 2011- JULY 2014
Major Projects and Research
URANIUM CONTAMINATION OF GROUNDWATER IN PUNJAB, INDIA
The level of uranium in the ground water is 50% over the WHO norms. The toxic emissions in water have given Punjab its new name … “Punjab- the Cancer Capital”. The study is focused on causes/ drivers; alternative outcomes; strategies for coherence and integration of the civil society, NGOs and think tanks; and cost benefit analysis.
CHILD LABOR IN THE US AGRICULTURE
Published an academic policy paper focusing on efforts to reform FLSA (Fair Labor Standard Act) to end child labor in the US agriculture.
TRANSFORMATIONAL LEADERSHIP STYLE AND GENDER
A paper presented on analysis between Gender and Transformational leadership style in organizations.
BENEFITS AND CHALLENGES OF ADOPTING LOW CARBON POLICIES
Research conducted at Earth Watch Institute to accelerate adopting low-carbon policies. The research was conducted using SAS and Online Computer Library Center (OCLC).
DESIGNED TRADING ALGORITHMS IN A TRADING APPLICATION
Designed algorithms to trade fixed income instruments (Bonds) and derivatives (swaps, swaptions, options, etc.) electronically. This Project reduced the manual work load of the users by 70%.
Master of Public Administration | George Mason University, Virginia
Speciliazation: International Development [2016-2018]
Bachelor of Technology | National Institute of Technology, Jaipur, India
Speciliazation: Computer Science [2007-2011]
Software/ Applications Skills
Microsoft Office – Word, Power Point, Excel, Access, Excel Macros, Online Computer Library Center(OCLC), Statistical Analysis System (SAS), Geographic Information systems (Arc GIS), Virtual Light box for Museums and Archives (VLMA), Omeka, Zotero – reference management software, Alfresco – Content management system, ETL – Extract, Transform, Load, Share Point, Tableau.
Certified as an expert by Dun & Bradstreet financial training Institution in the fields of Derivatives, Fixed Income, Energy Trading, Hedge Strategies and Risk Management.