Nipa Banerjee / @NIPABANERJEE

Senior fellow and adjunct professor, University of Ottawa

Nipa Banerjee earned doctorate and master's degrees, specializing in development studies, from Toronto, Carleton and McMaster universities in Canada. She served as a practitioner and policy analyst in international development and foreign aid for over 35 years. She worked with Canadian Universities Services Overseas, International Development Research Center, and for 33 years in CIDA, Canada's international development agency. She represented CIDA in Bangladesh, Indonesia, India/Nepal, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos and Afghanistan, heading Canada's aid program in the four latter countries. She has published policy briefs and book chapters on Canada's and the international community's role in Afghanistan, where she travels frequently.

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