As the Contracts and Grants Officer for the Ultra-Poor Graduation Initiative, Shaili supports the technical assistance team in ensuring efficient and orderly systems for contract and grants administration. Her work in contract coordination and business operations supports the Initiative’s rapidly growing consulting practice.
Before joining BRAC USA, Shaili earned her Master’s degree at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health, specializing in Population and Family Health and Global Health. During her time here, she completed an internship at charity: water, where she synthesized program outcomes and evaluation data on active and previously funded water projects. She also completed her practicum in SNEHA, a maternal and child health NGO in Mumbai, India, conducting a validation study for the Monitoring and Evaluation team.
Prior to completing her graduate studies, Shaili has held several roles across local non-profits such as the Food Bank for New York City and the Neighborhood Charter School of Harlem working in program operations.