The Women's World Banking Team

Akanksha Kochhar

Development Operations Specialist


Akanksha Kochhar is a Specialist on the Development and Strategic Partnerships team, responsible for leading the donor reporting, grant proposal writing, and maintaining relationship with individual donors. She worked as a summer volunteer with the Development team in 2018, focusing on donor landscape analysis and prospect research for a portfolio of multilateral and bilateral funders. Akanksha has worked as a consultant for impact management and monitoring with nonprofits and private advisory teams. At Nobel Laureate, Kailash Satyarthi’s Children Foundation, Akanksha was leading the creation and dissemination of strategic knowledge products for diverse stakeholders. Her previous experience includes roles at Petros Connecticut Fund, Enzo Advisors, The Cordes Foundation, and a sustainable finance fellowship at 17 Asset Management. She started her career in investment research at S&P Global Market Intelligence in India.

She earned a B.A. in Economics from the University of Delhi and a post graduate program in Management from ICFAI Business School. Akanksha has cleared CFA Level I and II in first attempt.