As one of the three Young Professionals hired to work on the Global Advisory Solutions team within Accion India, Anjuna will work with senior advisors coordinating fieldwork, supporting workshops, and preparing interviews. She will also assist with gathering requirements and conducting market scans to analyze key trends to identify market opportunities as well as assist in developing proposals for submission to prospective clients.
Prior to joining Accion, Anjuna was an intern in Madhya Pradesh Rurban Mission, where she created a sustainable business model for onion cultivation through warehousing and creation of market linkages. As part of this project, she designed a community-run model that enhanced farmers’ income by 70%. Before working at Madhya Pradesh Rurban Mission, Anjuna worked with Gram Vikas as a fieldwork intern, where she did an extensive study using ethnographic research methods and surveys in rural Odisha.
Anjuna holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Rural Management (PGDRM) from the Institute of Rural Management, Anand (IRMA) and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Kerala University.