Abhilasha Purwar is a Masters of Environmental Management 2017 candidate at Yale University. She is interested in energy and infrastructure finance (particularly in emerging economies). Previously, she has worked in the United States, India, Ireland and Ghana in solar business development, economics and policy consulting, oil and gas, and nanotechnology research. She holds a B.Tech in Applied Chemistry from IIT-BHU. She is an aspiring yoga teacher and enjoys hiking, biking and backpacking.