Nipa Banerjee

Nipa Banerjee served 34 years in the Canadian International Development Agency, (CIDA) now amalgamated with Global Affairs Canada (GAC). She was a professor at University of Ottawa’s School of International Development (2007–2017) and is currently a Senior Fellow, Principal Researcher, and Adjunct Professor at the university. She has worked in Canada’s Afghanistan embassy as head of Canada’s aid program and as a researcher tracking Canada’s reconstruction and stabilization interventions in Afghanistan. She visits Afghanistan several times a year.