Samar is part of the India programs team and leads projects across education and livelihoods. She partners with mission-driven organizations to scale high-impact initiatives and drive lasting systems change.
Before joining the foundation, Samar spent over 10 years as a consultant at The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and Ernst & Young (EY). She has worked across multiple sectors including media, consumer internet, FMCG & retail. In her corporate role, she focused extensively on researching & measuring consumer behavior and is now applying these techniques to real-world social problems.
Samar studied Economics at Lady Shri Ram College, Delhi University and holds a Dual Master’s Degree in Public Administration (MPA) from the London School of Economics (LSE) and Sciences Po, Paris.