Siham Elhamoumi is the Carr Center’s Research Manager, where she manages the Center’s research portfolio and leads proposal development efforts within the four themes of human security, economic justice, institutions of global governance and civil society, and equality and discrimination. Ms. Elhamoumi is working to bring our on-going programs to scale and develop new cross-cutting and innovative programmatic and research areas.She is currently developing a proposal on the role of technology in human rights work and a project entitled New Frontiers in Human Rights: Examining emerging issues and challenges in the field.
Siham joined the Carr Center with a decade of experience in resource mobilization, multi-sectoral partnership development, and donor engagement. She has led the proposal development and programmatic and contractual management of international development projects funded by the U.S. government, multilaterals, foundations, and private donors including USAID, NIH, and World Bank. She has led cross-organizational and international teams in the development of complex multi-million dollar competitive proposals including programmatic design, building organizational partnerships, and developing recruitment and costing strategies in various areas in public health, governance and management, and livelihood and economic growth in the private and non-profit sectors at Tetra Tech ARD and Management Sciences for Health. Prior to joining the Carr Center, Ms. Elhamoumi managed the Program on the Global Demography of Aging (PGDA) at Harvard University, supporting research on demographic change and aging globally, and the Longitudinal Aging Study in India (LASI), a groundbreaking nationally-representative, longitudinal survey examining aging and retirement among India’s 45+ population.
Complementing her management expertise is experience conducting implementation research, program evaluation, and qualitative and quantitative research in East Africa and the Middle East, as well as policy advocacy work as the co-founder of the Vermont Global Health Coalition.
Siham is fluent in Arabic and French, holds a BA in Economics, and is currently completing a masters in Applied Economics.