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Meenakshi Chakraverti, MPA, PhD

Associate Emerita
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Meenakshi Chakraverti is an Associate Emerita of Essential Partners. As a Senior Associate, she brought her experience in economic development, a master’s in public affairs, and a doctorate in social anthropology (Cornell) to her role.

A selection of projects include post-conflict dialogue in Burundi, dialogue on foster care, dialogue and strategic thinking on U.S. energy policy, multi-generational dialogues on the legacy and effects of World War II, and consultative dialogues on gender and crisis prevention and recovery.

She has also taught international negotiation at the Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies, University of California, San Diego and the Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University.