Shalini Unnikrishnan

Shalini Unnikrishnan is a Managing Director & Partner at the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and the firm’s Global Lead for Societal Impact in the Consumer and Social Impact practices. Shalini has worked extensively in emerging markets on financial inclusion, agriculture value chains, humanitarian response, women’s empowerment, and economic development. Shalini holds an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, an M.A. in international relations from Johns Hopkins University, and a B.A. in economics and sociology from Davidson College.

By Shalini Unnikrishnan


Why Do CICO Agent Networks Matter and How Do We Promote Them?

More than a decade since the rise of digital finance, cash remains popular and the ability for people to move cash in and out of digital systems is still vital to financial inclusion. How can agent networks be expanded to fill this need?