Amit Arora is a task team member at the World Bank’s India office since 2016. He works on various projects in the Rural Livelihood Practice with a focus on women empowerment and their access to finance issues in the Lower Income States (LIS). He started his career with ICICI Bank in 1996. For over twenty-two years, he has worked across the financial sector spectrum from commercial banking to capital markets to development banking including stints with IDBI bank & Axis Bank. He also previously worked with the German Development Corporation (GIZ).