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Oxford Topper Odia Girl Elected As UN Policy Officer

Bhubaneswar: Breaking ice ceilings and making Odisha proud once again is Baisali Mohanty. She was recently appointed as United Nations Policy Officer.

Baisali took her new charge on July 1.

She earned her Master’s Degree in International Studies from Oxford University in 2016. She passed out with winning the prestigious High Profile Achievement Award.

From 2018, Baisali has been serving as OIM Officer in the UN Mission for Rohingyas at Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh. Over 10 lakh Rohingya refugees are being taken care of by the United Nations in the world’s largest refugee camp at the Bangladesh-Myanmar border.

She finished her graduation from Lady Shriram College, Delhi. Baisali completed her schooling at Blessed Sacrament High School in Puri and KIIT International School in Bhubaneswar.

Daughter of eminent woman activist & author Manasi Pradhan and ex-chief engineer & IIT alumnus Radha Binod Mohanty, Baisali hails from Puri.


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