Neelakshi Dhar is a Program Assistant in the Poverty, Health, and Nutrition Division. She joined IFPRI in December 2012 under the Bangladesh Policy Research and Strategy Support Program (PRSSP). Neelakshi provides support to administrative and research operations, primarily through proposal and manuscript preparation, as well as event coordination and logistics for key seminars and workshops. Before joining IFPRI, Neelakshi worked with Radisson Blu Water Garden Hotel as an Office Coordinator and Hotel Sarina as an Executive Assistant. She received her B.Com in Commerce from Mumbai University, India.