Vijayalakshmi Iyer

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Associate Director - Policy (Scale Ups), J-PAL South Asia

Vijayalakshmi has a wealth of experience in the development sector, where she has specialised in Education. She is experienced in organisational strategy, building and managing diverse global teams and engaging with scale and M&E frameworks. She has worked with a range of organizations including Azim Premji Foundation, Quest Alliance and most recently, STIR Education as their Global M&E Head, where she developed and drove the overall global M&E strategy for behaviour change programmes around intrinsic motivation led by government education systems at scale - including the design of impact studies, research, and technology platforms. Through her work journey, Vijayalakshmi has worked with diverse stakeholders including policymakers, senior government officials, donors, and programme teams.