Dr. Kavita Sethuraman has more than 15 years of experience working on maternal and child health and nutrition in community-based nutrition programs, policy-level analysis, program design and management, technical assistance, and capacity building in Bangladesh, Ghana, India, and the South Pacific. Before joining FHI 360, she spent 6 years working at an international nongovernmental organization, undertaking research on the linkages between nutrition and gender in South Asia and West Africa. She conducted primary research in South India, looking at the association between women’s empowerment and child growth. Her technical expertise includes qualitative and quantitative mixed method research, gender analysis, and capacity building. She has a PhD in nutrition from the Centre for International Health and Development, Institute of Child Health, University College London, UK, and a master’s in nutrition from the School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University.