Elina Pradhan is a Senior Health Specialist with the World Bank Group’s Health, Nutrition and Population Global Practice. Her work focuses on evidence-based policy development and implementation; reproductive, maternal and child health; demography; quality of care; and improving governance for health. She is a Nepali national and holds an S.B. in Chemical Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, an S.M. in Global Health and Population and an Sc.D. in Population and Reproductive Health from the Harvard Chan School of Public Health.