Gita Gopinath Breaks Trend – First Woman on IMF’s Wall of Fame
India-West News Desk
NEW YORK, NY – Indian American Gita Gopinath, the First Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, has become the first woman to be featured on the ‘wall of former chief economists’ of the IMF.
She also becomes the second Indian American to do this, with Raghuram Rajan, the former Chief Economist and Director of Research having been the first.
Gopinath tweeted the display, writing “breaking the trend I joined the wall of former Chief Economists of the IMF.”
The India-born Gopinath has served as the first female chief economist of the IMF for the last three years.
She has a PhD in economics from Princeton University with earlier degrees from the University of Delhi, Delhi School of Economics, and the University of Washington.
She has taught at the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business and Harvard University.