Ambika Chopra is a Social Science Researcher at BFA Global. Within this role, she supports the design, implementation, and analysis of research projects across multiple functions. Her primary research interests at BFA Global lie at the intersection of financial inclusion, gender, and financial health. Ambika is a mixed-methods researcher with extensive experience in leading primary data collection, monitoring implementation activities, and supporting research design through the execution of cross-sectoral field research undertakings, ranging across gender, health, and social inclusion. She has also published research on the access and delivery of routine healthcare services in India during the covid-19 pandemic. Prior to joining BFA Global, she was a Senior Research Associate at J-PAL South Asia where she supported the execution, advocacy, and stakeholder engagement for multiple projects while working closely with government partners. She’s also consulted on qualitative projects for the World Bank in South Asia.
She holds an M.Phil in Inclusive Development and Social Justice from the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai & has certifications from MIT in Data, Economics, and Development Policy.