Aparupa Chakravarti

Director, Botho Emerging Markets Group






Aparupa Chakravarti is a Director at Botho Emerging Markets Group. Aparupa has spent 5+ years conceptualizing and spearheading initiatives to advance private sector development in Sub-Saharan Africa, advising governments, NGOs, startups, SMEs, & corporations. At the nexus of South-South and emerging market relations, her multi-sectorial experience encompasses, among others, education, healthcare, agriculture, tech, and trade and investments, across 4 continents. Aparupa holds a BA in Economics and French from Brown University and an MA in Social Sciences from the University of Chicago. She is also a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Shapers Community.

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