Timila Dhakhwa is a Climate Finance Specialist at World Bank Group. She graduated from the Master of Environmental Management (MEM) at the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies specializing in Business and Environment. Prior to Yale, Timila worked on climate-resilient agriculture at the Center for Environmental and Agricultural Policy Research, Extension and Development (CEAPRED) in Nepal. She also worked on a UNFCCC carbon-offset project in Nepal that focused on composting organic waste. Timila is interested in innovative business models that can channel finance and support to the growth of sustainable agribusinesses in emerging markets. During her last summer at Yale she worked at the World Bank, DC looking into legal indicators of sustainability for agribusinesses in 40 countries. Timila holds a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry and Environmental Studies from Lake Forest College, IL and a certificate in social entrepreneurship from Sweden. Timila graduated from Lake Forest College with a double major in Chemistry and Environmental Studies followed by a certificate on social entrepreneurship from Sweden.