Padmini Mahurkar is the former President of the World Bank Family Network, a unit of the World Bank Group. She is a seasoned leader having spent the last 6 years in collaborating and network building at the World Bank to ensure the smooth transition of families from other nations to settle in the United States. She developed and sustained partnerships with senior management to ensure the representation of the 5000+ members of the organization. She is skilled in leading and motivating teams of people from diverse backgrounds that have relocated across the globe. Her role entailed supporting survivors of domestic abuse as well advocating for them. She was involved in promoting the professional interests of dependent partners within the World Bank. Leaving her career in academics behind, Padmini relocated 7 times across the globe making her adept at adapting and assimilating with different cultures.

Prior to this role, Padmini has worked in academics in Manila, New York and Mumbai. She has a Masters in Economics from Mumbai University and a Masters in Finance from London University and currently enrolled in the University of Maryland for her Masters in Social Work.