Radhika joined the UNICEF Innocenti Office in April 2021. Radhika has worked in development research for over five years with stakeholders in government, international organizations, academia, private-sector, and small-scale NGOs and is well versed in experimental and quasi-experimental research methods. Recently, Radhika managed a lean-season consumption smoothing study with smallholder farmers for Innovations for Poverty Action in Zambia. Her previous experience spans research projects in India, Rwanda, the Philippines, Lebanon, and South Africa, covering education, health, gender, and child protection. She holds an MSc in Public Policy and Human Development with a specialization in social protection policy design from Maastricht University and UNU-MERIT in the Netherlands.