Speaker bio: Shwetlena Sabarwal

The Centre of Excellence for Development Impact and Learning (CEDIL) 2022 conference:  
Strengthening evidence use during the pandemic and beyond

Tuesday 22 – Friday 25 March

Register here: cedil2022.eventbrite.co.uk

Speaker biography: Shwetlena Sabarwal

Dr Shwetlena Sabarwal, Senior Economist, Education Global Practice, The World Bank


Shwetlena Sabarwal is a Senior Economist at the World Bank. She was a principle author for the World Development Report 2019 on the Changing Nature of Work;  World Development Report 2018 on Learning to Realize Education’s Promise and The COVID-19 Pandemic: Shocks to Education and Policy Responses. Her research has been published in leading journals. Shwetlena has led World Bank’s education engagement in Uganda, Tanzania, Bangladesh, and Nepal. She holds a PhD in Applied Economics from University of Minnesota.