Professor Irma Elo and Demography PhD student Sneha Mani attended the First Annual Academy of the new doctoral program IMPRS-PHDS at the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research in Rostock, Germany in early November. Sneha Mani is one of 22 doctoral students who are affiliated with the program and several faculty of the Graduate Group in Demography (GGD) are also program affiliates.
Ph.D. Student, Demography, University of Pennsylvania
M.A., Development Studies, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, 2014
B.A. (Hons), Economics, St. Stephen's College, Delhi University, 2012
Sneha completed her BA in Economics from St. Stephen’s College, Delhi, and her MA in Development Studies from the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai. After her studies, Sneha worked for Dr. Rohini Pande and Dr. Erica Field on a large scale randomized control trial studying the impact of financial access on household well-being in Tamil Nadu, India. Sneha is currently a Senior Research Assistant at the Poverty, Health and Nutrition Department, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Delhi where she works on maternal and infant health and nutrition, frontline workers, and measurement of health and nutrition coverage indicators.