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Smita Nimilita

Bangladesh Representative, HERproject, BSR
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Smita Nimilita

Smita Nimilita leads the implementation of HERproject in Bangladesh. She also supports the development of HERfinance Digital Wages Program in other countries such as Egypt and Cambodia. Prior joining to HERproject, she was a research associate at Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA), a research and policy non-profit organization that discovers and promotes effective solutions to global poverty issues. She led various development research programs in Bangladesh, in collaboration with the academics from The World Bank Development Research Group, The University of Warwick, Harvard, and Oxford. She has robust experience working in the garment supply chain in the field of women’s empowerment, financial inclusion, health rights, and enterprise development.

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I felt this conference was life changing. I am truly inspired and am plotting both career and personal changes to live up to the great lessons I learned. Both the sessions and the networking were vital.


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