Aishwarya Narayan is passionate about building welfare systems which are equitably accessible by all. She is presently a Research Associate at the Social Protection Initiative at Dvara Research. Her recent work has involved expiring public-private partnerships in public-private partnerships in welfare delivery. She has also been looking into the intersection of social protection and digital systems. She has recently concluded a project exploring the documentation of exclusion from welfare schemes and corresponding grievance redressal systems.
Aishwarya holds a Master of Applied Economics from the National University of Singapore. Her Master’s coursework involved extensive study of South-East Asian models of growth and development, and program evaluation methods. Previously she has worked as a Graduate Research Assistant at the Asia Competitiveness Institute at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, Singapore.