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Sumedha Jalote (India)


Sumedha Jalote is a Manager at IDinsight, based in New Delhi, India.

Sumedha is a Manager at IDinsight, based in New Delhi, India, leading projects supporting partners to design and implement decision-focused monitoring and evaluation systems. In her current role, she leads IDinsight’s engagement with Project Sampoorna, a multi-organisation effort to embed socio-emotional learning in public education in Jharkhand and Telangana. This includes managing a long-term monitoring and evaluation partnership in which we build Theories of Change, assess intervention implementation through a process evaluation, support intervention design through pilot testing, and evaluate the entire project through designing and implementing an impact evaluation.

Previously at IDinsight, Sumedha has worked with non-profit and government partners to design and implement research studies across sectors. She led the design and ongoing execution of an evaluation of a capacity-building initiative for women’s collective social enterprises, and its effect on women’s empowerment. She also worked with NITI Aayog and the Ministry of Agriculture to study Farmer Producer Organisations’ challenges in accessing agricultural markets.

Prior to joining IDinsight, Sumedha served as a Legislative Assistant to a Member of the Indian Parliament. She also worked on a research project mapping informal settlements in New Delhi and their access to public services, and in communications for a gender equality advocacy organisation in Singapore.

Sumedha holds a Master in Public Policy from Georgetown University and a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Singapore Management University.