Ruchira Shukla Regional Lead, South Asia, Venture Capital - ‎IFC - International Finance Corporation, World Bank Group

Ruchira Shukla has over 20 years of experience spanning venture capital and private equity investing, strategy consulting, and investment banking across Asia, US and Europe. Her sector focus includes consumer internet, healthcare technology, edutech, cleantech, and emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence and internet-of-things.

Ruchira studied at IIT Delhi and IIM Ahmedabad in India. She also graduated as Palmer Scholar from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and is a Chartered Financial Analyst. At IFC, she is the Regional Lead, South Asia for venture capital investments.

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