Samikshya Siwakoti

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Samikshya Siwakoti is a Research Associate at the Digital Financial Services Observatory (DFSO) at the Columbia Institute of Tele-Information, Columbia Business School. She is also pursuing a Masters in Quantitative Methods (QMSS) from Columbia University. Samikshya's work at the DFSO includes developing policy papers on Digitial Financial Services, hosting DFSO’s webinar series and one of her current projects includes a paper studying gender inclusion in the digital financial sector.

Prior to joining DFSO, Samikshya was a Research Associate at J-PAL, the Poverty Action Lab where she managed the Migration and Technology project led by researchers from Harvard University. She was an undergraduate research fellow at Emory University’s Center for the Study of Law, Politics, and Economics and a full-ride scholarship student at Agnes Scott College in Atlanta, GA. Samikshya has studied abroad in Spain, interned with UNDP and worked with Prudential Financial Inc. as a marketing assistant. She has also worked in promoting financial literacy in Nepal with the central bank of Nepal and serves as an Executive board member for FINLIT Nepal. 

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