Associate Director, Gender and Economic Inclusion
, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
Profile / Bio:
Dr Sunita Pitamber is the Associate Director for Gender Mainstreaming and Access to Services and Infrastructure Development at the EBRD. In this role, she leads on advising clients and colleagues in promoting gender equality and women’s economic empowerment through Bank investments.
Sunita has extensive experience in Africa through her role at the African Development Bank where she led the Bank’s priorities on Human Capital Development, Youth Employment, as well as Education and Health.
Sunita is a UN Accredited Senior Women’s Leadership Talent in the Peace, Security and Rule of Law Institutions sector. She is an experienced public policy advisor with proven skills in strategy design and implementation, SDGs results delivery and monitoring. Proven experience in fragile states, support to peace and security through rule of law institutions, and post-conflict rehabilitation and reconstruction at country level and regionally, for example such as The Sahel, The Lake Chad Region, The Horn of Africa, The Mano River Union, and the Great Lakes.
Sunita holds a Ph.D. in Development Economics from the University of Bremen, Germany. She also holds an MBA from Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana.