Anvi Mridul is a Research Associate at Innovation Network and supports foundation and nonprofit partners such as the Missouri Foundation for Health on evaluation, strategy, and facilitation initiatives. She has extensive experience working with governments, nonprofits, and multilateral organizations on qualitative evaluations across a range of thematic areas, including maternal and child health, education, and gender.
Prior to joining Innovation Network, Anvi gained international experience in South Asia and the Middle East through her work with consulting firms, research organizations, and nonprofits. At Ernst & Young in India, she conducted several evaluations and assessments that involved extensive primary and secondary data collection. Anvi believes in cross-sector collaboration and community participation for high-quality program implementation. In addition, she has worked on several corporate social responsibility strategies and explored ways to bridge the gap between private and public sector social work in India.
Most recently, Anvi worked with the International Center for Biosaline Agriculture in Dubai on a transboundary water management project aimed to improve dialogue between the riparian countries of the Euphrates-Tigris river basin and arrive at a solution for more efficient management of water. She provided recommendations to mainstream gender in the water management strategies for Syria, Iraq and Turkey.
Anvi received her Master of Public Administration in Development Practice (MPA-DP) from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA), and a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the University of Bristol in the United Kingdom. In her free time, Anvi enjoys yoga, non-academic reading, and exploring local stores and cafes.