OECD Forum Series 2021: Equity in Education: Unlocking Opportunities Throughout Life


Anu Madgavkar

McKinsey Global Institute


Anu Madgavkar is a partner with the McKinsey Global Institute (MGI), McKinsey’s business and economics research arm. Anu leads global research focused on labor markets and human capital; technology’s economic impact; gender economics; digital and financial inclusion; and inclusive growth. She has led research efforts focused on India’s economic growth, labor market, and digital economy. Some MGI reports she has coauthored include The future of work after COVID-19; The future of women at work: Transitions in the age of automation; The power of parity: How advancing women’s equality can add $12 trillion to global growth; The social contract in the 21st century; Digital identification: A key to inclusive growth; Outperformers: High-growth emerging economies and the companies that propel them; People on the move: Global migration's impact and opportunity; and Digital India: Technology to transform a connected nation. Previously, Anu was a partner of McKinsey based in Mumbai, where she co-led McKinsey’s Financial Institutions practice in India. She served a range of clients, including top tier global banks, Indian state-owned banks, and capital markets and infrastructure-focused financial institutions, across portfolio mix, organization, and product-market strategy in wealth management, wholesale banking, life insurance, and retail banking. She has advised business and government leaders on economic development and frequently contributes to policy debates through articles and conference presentations. She serves on the Economic Affairs Council of the Confederation of Industry in India, the Conference Board’s Labor Market Advisory Committee in the United States, and the Advisory Board of Rocket Learning, a non-profit ed-tech catalyzing early childhood education and foundational learning for millions in India.