Priyanka Nandy currently serves as a Research Associate at Pratichi (India) Trust, founded by Nobel laureate Amartya Sen, which focuses on structural and institutional inequities in public health and public education. She is also the founder of Enable, which addresses the lack of financial education and planning in the local informal labour sector by helping members formalise their finances, and plan for more secure futures.
Priyanka received her Bachelors and Masters in English from Jadavpur University, where she focused on the history of ideas and the literature of political movements. She then obtained a Masters in Economic/Political Anthropology from Brandeis University, specialising in a critical history of economic development and qualitative variables in development models. Her current research focuses on the interactive behaviour of institutions in the development of multiethnic societies, particularly in the developing world.
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