Prerna Seth manages the Digital Economy and Women’s Work project, a multi-institutional project studying the role of digital platforms in women’s work in India and Sri Lanka. This project is part of the Jobs Initiative at CPR.
Prerna has worked across multiple sectors, including grassroots development, media and entertainment, start ups, and leadership development. Prior to CPR, she worked at the Centre for Social Impact and Philanthropy at Ashoka University, spearheading the centre’s student engagement activities and led the Mother Teresa Fellowship, a values-based leadership programme for university alumni in the social sector. In 2014, she received a grant from D-Prize to pilot a social enterprise that built handwashing station for street food vendors in Mumbai.
Prerna holds a Bachelor in Economics from Delhi University and Master of International Affairs from Columbia University.