Sneha Pradhan is a Researcher at Samriddhi Foundation. She is currently involved in updating the USAID Country Profile on Property Rights and Resource Governance for Nepal. Most recently, she served as a Daayitwa Nepal Public Service Fellow at Nepal Rastra Bank where she studied the supply side constraints on access to finance for SMEs in Nepal. She has worked in a number of projects related to enterprise development, one of which was for USAID that studied how digital platforms promoted SME exports in developing countries.
She is a graduate student at Heinz College, Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, pursuing a Master of Science degree in Public Policy and Management; and has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics and Statistics with a minor in Complex Organizations from Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, Massachusetts. Additionally, she is co-founder of Figaro Financials, a mobile application which aims to educate Nepali investors by providing access to tools for investment, risk and portfolio management.