Rashmi Kanthi

MPS Class of 2023, Global Development

Grand challenge: Research and Evaluation to ensure sustained development, food security, poverty elimination, better policy design and implementation; Global partnerships for inclusive and equitable access to nutrition, health and education.

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Rashmi Kanthi is a global development practitioner with nearly seven years of work experience in key global development domains, including sustainable agriculture, gender equity, rural supply chains, and digital financial services. She completed her undergraduate studies in Agriculture Science and graduate studies in Information and Communication Technologies in Agriculture and Rural Development. Thereafter, she worked with three leading global development organizations — Digital Green, Safe Harvest, and Logistimo  — and volunteered as a researcher at the University of Washington.

She has rich experience in designing, implementing, and evaluating sustainable and scalable interventions that contribute to the socioeconomic development of underserved communities in low-resource environments.