Zaatari Refugee Camp
Harris Public Policy students visited Zaatari refugee camp as part of the 2018 Pearson International Conflict Seminar to Jordan, where they met with Syrian refugees leading NGO programming within the camp.
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Research and Policy
Originally from Mumbai, Devika Lakhote completed a BA in economics with distinction from St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai. Following graduation, Lakhote worked at MIT’s Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) in Bangalore, India. More recently, Lakhote was a predoctoral research fellow at Stanford University’s Institute for Economic Policy Research.
At the Pearson Institute and Harris School of Public Policy, she studies discrimination in public goods access for disadvantaged groups in urban India. She was selected as a 2020-2021 Urban Doctoral Fellow with the Mansueto Institute for Urban Innovation. She is fluent in English, Hindi and Marathi.
Makeshift, temporary shelter made of plastic and clothing at a refugee center in Baidoa, Somalia.