Sajitha Bashir
Sajitha Bashir

Former Adviser, World Bank

Sajitha Bashir has spent her career working in human development sectors in Africa, Latin America, South Asia, and the Middle East. She is a former adviser to the Global Director for Education at the World Bank, where she created the Partnership for skills in Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology (PASET), and previously headed the national research and evaluation unit of the government of India’s primary education program.

Perspective

In this special issue for S&D, five authors formerly affiliated with the World Bank have responded to the question, "How have science and technology impacted the World Bank’s programs? How have these programs evolved and what could have been done better? What would you recommend to the new World Bank President Ajay Banga from a S&T perspective?"