Dristy Shrestha

Senior Social Development Specialist
, The World Bank
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Dristy provides technical assistance to governments, multilateral institutions, and NGOs in contextualizing and adopting the Graduation approach and economic inclusion programs worldwide. Her key areas of expertise include social protection, financial inclusion, and gender empowerment through sustainable livelihoods.

She has provided technical guidance on designing and implementing economic inclusion initiatives, mostly in partnership with governments, in the Philippines, Zambia, Kenya, Liberia, Tanzania, and Nepal. Previously, Dristy worked at World Bank Nepal, in the Social Protection Unit. Dristy holds a Master of Arts in Law and Diplomacy, from The Fletcher School at Tufts University.