Chandrima Das

Chandrima Das FSG Profile

Chandrima Das is an Associate Director at FSG in Mumbai. She has advised corporates and funders in a diverse range of issue areas such as water and sanitation, healthcare and mobile payments. She led research and analysis on mobile money in East Africa and microfinance in India in the 2014 Monitor Deloitte report, ‘Beyond the Pioneer’, and co-authored the 2016 FSG publication, ‘Hardware Pioneers’, which examines the impact potential of technology entrepreneurs.

Chandrima started her career at Oliver Wyman’s financial services practice in New York. She studied business management at IIM Calcutta and computer science at NIT Durgapur.


Articles by Chandrima Das


I've cried over cake, I have shouted at pie

August 27, 2018
Existential Development: Don’t ruin my promotion, okay?
Everybody loves a good comic strip. And we finally have one for the development sector. Existential Development is the webcomic you've been waiting for.
nonprofit comic

May 21, 2018
Existential Development: Just learn how to take a win
Everybody loves a good comic strip. And we finally have one for the development sector. Existential Development is the webcomic you've been waiting for.
Humorous comic strip on working in the development sector

December 11, 2017
Existential Development: At least we will never run out of work
Everybody loves a good comic strip. Lucky for you, we finally have one for the development sector. 'Existential Development' is the webcomic you've been waiting for.
Somen working with manure in a village

November 29, 2017
Time poverty: The key to addressing gender disparity
Rural women spend over a quarter of their waking hours cooking, gathering fuel, and cleaning utensils. Clean energy for cooking has the potential to reduce the burden of time poverty and improve women’s socio-economic status in the community.
Humorous comic strip on working in the development sector

November 13, 2017
Existential Development: I didn’t mean something that tough
Everybody loves a good comic strip. Lucky for you, we finally have one for the development sector. 'Existential Development' is the webcomic you've been waiting for.
Humorous comic strip on hiring for the development sector

October 16, 2017
Existential Development: You’re basically looking for unicorns
Everybody loves a good comic strip. Lucky for you, we finally have one for the development sector. 'Existential Development' is the webcomic you've been waiting for.
Reproductive Health Adolescent Girls 3

May 30, 2017
Logging on for better reproductive health
With sexuality continuing to be a taboo topic for most Indians, the country’s urban young have little access to credible information on sexual health. Governments, funders and nonprofits must look to the internet as a possible solution.
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