Partner & Director, Social Impact
Seema Bansal leads Boston Consulting Group’s Social Impact practice in Asia Pacific and is a member of the firm’s People & Organization and Public Sector practices.
Since joining BCG in 2000, Seema has worked extensively in financial services and telecommunications, focusing primarily on strategy, operational excellence, culture, and organization design. She has significant experience in organization-related topics and has spearheaded BCG’s work on aspiration-driven transformation.
In the social-impact and public-sector fields, Seema is particularly skilled in early, primary, and secondary education; food security and nutrition; skill building; and governance within government agencies.
Before joining BCG, Seema interned at Whirlpool India.
How a survey quantifying the responses of more than 27,000 employees proves the business value of inclusion.
BCG, in association with Teach for India, has released a report that presents a comparison of how different countries have dealt with school closing and opening decisions during the Covid-19 pandemic, the response across Indian states and the public health arguments at play. It also lays out the key imperatives for the Indian education system to cover learning losses.
BCG in association with NITI Aayog and Piramal Foundation has released a report that captures reform efforts to improve the quality of school education through innovative academic -- assessments, teacher & leadership curriculum -- and systemic -- addressing vacancies, optimizing schools footprint, building stakeholder capacity -- solutions. The report lays out the challenges, successes, and learnings from the ongoing programs in 3 SATH-E states.
The report published in collaboration with Michael & Susan Dell Foundation (MSDF), outlines a roadmap to unlocking India’s gig economy at-scale and explores in-depth the roles that entrepreneurs, investors, non-governmental organizations, and policymakers must play to create an ecosystem that is vibrant, flexible, and inclusive of all workers.
The report published in collaboration with Pride Circle Foundation, and the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad delves into the ground-realities of the inclusivity issues faced by LGBTQ+ students on Indian campuses through a survey of over 1700 students in colleges across India.
A remote-learning initiative in India suggests that smartphones could offer a low-cost solution to the digital education divide.
This report is our independent and objective analysis of the Delhi reforms. Report 1 contains an overview of the reforms with the theory of change and key learnings while Report 2 is a detailed Intervention Handbook with a step by step guide to each major intervention.
This report discusses both the ‘tech’ and ‘non-tech’ dimensions of the ODE approach, establishes the key building blocks of ODEs, estimates the potential benefits and identifies critical risks, and charts a roadmap for the successful adoption and implementation of ‘responsible’ ODEs.
A disciplined education reform effort in Haryana has produced impressive results. Four key actions—including a focus on scalable interventions—drove that success.
Estimates suggest that 80% of the people joining the workforce are unemployable; so, higher education in India requires a significant rethink
This report was released by The Nasscom Foundation in association with The Boston Consulting Group. The report showcases the evolving nature of CSR activities inside technology services companies and vision of the industry leaders on various CSR aspects.