Dr. Monika Chaudhary is a postgraduate in Economics, MBA in Finance and Ph.D in International Trade and Finance from University of Rajasthan. She is a National Scholarship holder and was selected for Rajasthan State Administrative Services, but she found her true call in research and academics. After having taught Investment Banking in a regular business school for six years, she decided to switch to development studies. Her early research work is in capital markets, exchange rates and financial modeling. She presented research papers in National and International conferences and won awards. She had done Corporate Consultancy in the areas of Capital Financial Restructuring and Profitability Analysis. For the last five years she has been involved in research pertaining to various areas of health economics viz Water Economics, Water Financing, Hospital Finance, Integrated Water Resource Management, Monitoring and Evaluation of health programs, Health Financing and Health economics. She has worked closely with government, funding agencies and NGOs. Her consistent endeavor is to develop sustainable models, particularly in the health sector, which may contribute in the growth and development of the economy.