Shobhini Mukerji (right) during a field visit for a J-PAL South Asia research project, Odisha, India, 2019.
Shobhini Mukerji

Shobhini Mukerji is the Executive Director of the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab’s (J-PAL’s) South Asia regional centre. She works alongside 200 full-time staff to guide its pan-India operations and partnerships with 20 state governments and central government agencies. She is on the Advisory Committee of Community Jameel, an independent, global organisation that supports advances in science to address pressing human challenges. Most recently, she served as an advisor to Facebook’s Vaccine Hesitancy Fund, and MIT Solve’s Challenge for Equitable Healthcare Systems. She holds a Master’s degree in Social Research Methods from the London School of Economics and Political Science.