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Mallika Ahluwalia (India)

India Regional Director

Expanding IDinsight's influence and collaborations in India, while ensuring the organization’s steadfast commitment to its values and social impact.

Mallika is the India Regional Director, based in New Delhi. Mallika brings a passion for data-informed policy and a track record of building relationships and leading social impact initiatives. Most recently, she was the CEO and co-founder of the world’s first museum to memorialize the Partition of India. Under her leadership, the Partition Museum was developed as a state-of-the-art, interactive resource center for the study and understanding of Partition, welcoming thousands of visitors monthly.

Prior to IDinsight, Mallika was the Country Lead for Health Systems Design at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in Delhi. While at the Gates Foundation, she anchored the Foundation’s work to bring increased accountability, access, quality of care, and financial risk protection through cross-cutting health system approaches. Mallika also worked with McKinsey & Company and the Indian Ministry of Rural Development on the National Rural Livelihoods Mission. Mallika brings an impressive background in global development, evidence-informed decision making, and coalition building.