Gita Gopinath Becomes 1st Woman, 2nd Indian To Be On IMF’s ‘Wall Of Former Chief Economists’

Indian-American economist, Gita Gopinath brought pride to our nation when she became the first Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Born in Kolkata, India to a Malayali family, Gita has several accolades in her name.


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Recently, she added another feather to her cap by becoming the 1st woman and 2nd person of Indian origin to feature on the IMF’s ‘Wall Of  Former Chief Economists’.

Prior to her, Raghuram Rajan served as the IMF’s Chief Economist and Director of Research from 2003 to 2006 and was featured on this wall.

She was delighted to share this big news with the world.

This is how Twitter celebrated her feat:

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Truly an inspiration. You go, girl!

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