Monica Hersher

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Monica Hersher is a Junior Data Scientist on the innovation team at IDinsight, based in New Delhi, India.

Prior to joining IDinsight, Monica gained field experience working in Uganda in the health and energy sectors with MIT’s D-lab and the Harvard Global Health Institute. In addition, Monica has served as a research assistant in Harvard’s Atmospheric Chemistry Modeling Group, where she used Bayesian optimization and Principal Component Analysis to improve the estimates of methane emissions used to inform national and international climate policy decisions.

Monica holds a bachelor’s degree in Applied Mathematics (Honors, Phi Beta Kappa) from Harvard University.