Afraim joined the team in November 2020 as Research Assistant to work on the Women’s Economic Empowerment project.
Afraim has completed her Bachelors in Economics and Social Science from BRAC University, Bangladesh. Prior to that she was involved with financial inclusion and labour market research in Bangladesh through her position in Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA). Her undergraduate dissertation was on female labour migration and their involvement in the migratory labour market. Afraim has also worked on an independent RCT project on the impact of creating anti-tobacco nudges for riverine islands in Northern Bangladesh.