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Rameshwara Nand Jha

Rameshwara Nand Jha smiles to camera.

Scholar Rameshwara Nand Jha from University of Chicago Scholars 2021-2022.

Development Professional


Rameshwara Nand Jha recently worked as the assistant program manager with Kudumbashree NRO, an organization led by the Government of India that aims to eliminate poverty by helping women in rural communities set up profitable enterprises. Through his work, Rameshwara led a team of 72 people to support micro-enterprises across 18 states in India that support women and girls interested in developing diverse income streams. He established systems that support first generation women entrepreneurs through knowledge dissemination, advisory and financial support, and other hands-on assistance to ensure sustainability.

Rameshwara is pursuing a master’s degree from the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy.

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