Dr. Vinti Agarwal holds a specialization in finance, economics, and analytics. This includes a C.F.A designation from ICFAI, a Doctorate in economics from CCS University, and an M.S in Government Analytics from Johns Hopkins University. She has spent more than 14 years in full time academic positions in leading academic institutions, and another 5 years with various non-profit organizations. Before joining Sharda University, she was associated as a freelance research consultant with many non-profit organizations where she was carrying research and impact evaluation studies and designing monitoring and evaluation systems. She has therefore a rich experience across capacity building, consulting, and research. Her teaching interests include research methodology, strategic management, and areas of applied economics and finance. Her non-profit consulting experience includes designing monitoring and evaluation systems, research studies as well as program and impact evaluation projects. At Sharda University, besides being a part of the School of Business Studies, she will be managing the Community Connect program of Sharda University.