Aditi is an Associate Partner based in New Delhi, India. Her work focuses on creating meaningful livelihood and enterprise development opportunities across a multitude of sectors, with a specific focus on economic empowerment for women. In addition, she is now shepherding Dalberg’s work on advancing access to justice for marginalized and vulnerable populations.
Aditi has focused on a wide-ranging set of issues related to livelihood development, including designing organizational and programatic strategies, conducting impact evaluations, and developing policy responses. Her work supporting the Ministry of Skills Development and Entrepreneurship (India) develop a vision and strategy to advance skilling and livelihoods is one example of her work in this space. Aditi has supported a consortium of partners in understanding how to catalyse an environment for mass entrepreneurship in India and helped launch the Global Alliance of Mass Entrepreneurship (GAME). Aditi has helped the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation develop a strategy to promote livelihood initiatives for women collectives in India, and supported the IKEA Foundation in evaluating the impact of their USD 16 million program ‘Disha’, a skilling and livelihoods program aimed at empowering 1 million women in India.
Outside of Dalberg, Aditi serves as a non-resident expert for Vidhi, a legal policy think tank based in India and has advised the Reserve Bank and the India’s Ministry of Finance on multiple aspects of financial regulation. She also serves as a co-chair of the Harvard Law School Association Women’s Alliance Network in India. Prior to Dalberg, Aditi was an associate at Amarchand and Mangaldas, a law firm based in India. Aditi holds a BA, LLB (Hons.) from NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad, and a Master of Laws from Harvard Law School, where she pursued a concentration in International Finance and Development.