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Komal Thakkar

Komal joined CGA as a Fellow in 2019 in the Malawi office where she provides project support on two education systems and serves as a consultant on a scoping and design project for Rwanda’s education sector. Prior to CGA, Komal spent four years working in US-based education organisations supporting first generation college students and school leadership development. She recently completed an MA in development economics and gender studies from The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University while simultaneously studying international education policy at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. While in graduate school, she conducted qualitative research with the Liberian Ministry of Education and worked with the civil society organisation, Network of Families of the Missing and Disappeared (NEFAD) in Nepal.