Rachna Saxena is an Associate Partner at Dalberg and the co-lead of the firm’s investment practice. She works with private, philanthropic, and public investors at the intersection of innovative finance and women’s economic empowerment. She helps design investment strategies, structure funds, and build the field. She led the strategy design and launch for Convergence, a platform to bring together public and private investors in blended finance transactions through matchmaking, knowledge tools, and grant funding. She also recently supported a group of global DFIs to develop criteria for the 2X Challenge, an initiative to mobilize $3bn in commitments to support the economic empowerment of women.