Soni Khanal


Program and Learning Manager, Accountability Lab

Soni is a young development enthusiast. Specializing in social science research and impact assessments, she has consulted for the Diakonie Katastrophenhilfe Nepal Earthquake Response Program, USAID Baliyo Ghar project, and worked with Social Science Baha, a renowned research institute in Nepal. She has worked on issues including labour migration, post-earthquake assessments, gender studies, governance, and climate change. She holds a Masters degree in Development Studies from the University of Sussex and a bachelor’s degree in Social Work from the University of Mumbai. Recognizing that many of the developing world’s most pressing issues stem from the lack of accountability, she joined the Accountability Lab keen on making a difference. She works as a Program and Learning Manager at the Lab, where she contributes in program design, monitoring evaluation and learning, and overall organization development.