Garima has worked as an Associate at the Drug Access Team of the Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI), working with generic anti-malarial manufacturers to ensure sustainable supply of affordable artemisinin combination therapies (ACTs). Prior to that, her background has been in the private consulting sector. She worked as an Analyst in the India office of McKinsey & Company, Inc. and later as a Strategic Research Consultant at the Corporate Executive Board in Washington DC.
Garima holds a Bachelors degree in Economics from Lady Shri Ram College, Delhi University and a Masters degree in Public Policy from Georgetown University. While completing her Masters degree, Garima interned at the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva, serving as the independent evaluator of capacity-building workshops organized by the WHO's AIDS Medicine and Diagnostics Division. Garima's research interests are in the area of social development policies, with a focus on public health interventions, in developing countries.