Dipika has spent the past 6 years building and scaling market-based models for inclusive growth across emerging markets in South Asia and East Africa. Her core expertise is in strategy consulting and startup incubation. She helped build and scale India's first and largest virtual incubation platform called "StartupWave". The platform which is currently supporting 750+ entrepreneurs has been recognized by the World Economic Forum and Harvard Kennedy School as one of 12 breakthrough ideas shaping the future of global inclusive development. She has also designed and led pioneering social change programs for development finance institutions, multilaterals, and large multi-national corporations. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Engineering with a major in Biotechnology.