Jessica Meckler is a Senior Training Manager at J-PAL South Asia at IMFR. She currently works on building capacity for monitoring and evaluation in South Asia. Prior to joining J-PAL South Asia, Jessica worked with the Akanksha Foundation in Pune, Maharashtra, as an American India Foundation William J. Clinton Fellow, assisting with impact assessments, curriculum design, and system creation in schools for children from low-income communities. Jessica also interned with BRAC in Bangladesh in 2014, and she was a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant in South Korea in 2011–2012.
Jessica graduated from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University in 2016 with a master of arts in law and diplomacy. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Asian studies from Temple University, Philadelphia and is a member of Phi Beta Kappa.