Gayatri Koolwal is a Fellow at Data2X. She has worked extensively on research related to improving financial inclusion for the poor, the effects of infrastructural development on women’s employment and poverty, as well as survey approaches to understand women’s work and resilience in agriculture. As part of Data2X she supports global partnerships on closing gender data gaps in employment, time use, and access to finance, as well as within civil registration and vital statistics. She holds a PhD in economics from Cornell University.