Smita Jain


Impact Data Science

Smita Jain is the Manager of Impact Data Science for the Center for Inclusive Growth. In this role, Smita supports key data for social impact initiatives, like the Inclusive Growth Score, that leverage internal and external resources to produce cutting-edge insights and deliver social impact.

Prior to this role, Smita was as an Associate Managing Consultant in Mastercard Data & Services, working primarily on the Test & Learn platform with clients across the retail, grocery, education, auto and FI industries, helping implement data-driven decision-making through business experimentation. Outside of work, she is the co-director for Givology Chicago, a nonprofit chapter focused on the betterment of education around the world.

Smita holds a B.S. in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research from the University of California, Berkeley, and is currently based in Chicago, IL.