Shampa joined IWA in 2015 as a Project Assistant for the Bangladesh-India Sundarban Region Cooperation Initiative (BISRCI) Project. With an academic background in Economics, Shampa has assisted several projects as Research Assistant under the supervision of Dr. A.K. Enamul Haque. She has done her undergraduate thesis on campaign methods to raise awareness regarding water handling and hygiene behavior of slum household in Dhaka, Bangladesh. She has also worked as a voluntary intern at BRAC Microfinance. She has done extensive data cleaning and analysis using advance formula in MS Excel in BRAC.