Nadia Roumani "is a senior associate at the Carnegie Council on Ethics and International Affairs in New York City, where she is the co-manager of the Global Policy Innovations project and leads the Carnegie Young Leaders Program. GPI explores how globalization is influencing economic policy-making and democratic deliberation. Funded by the Ford Foundation and the Rockefeller Brothers Fund, GPI seeks to promote viable alternative economic and social policy choices for promoting human development around the world.
"Prior to joining CCEIA, Nadia was the Assistant Director of the Initiative for Policy Dialogue, a project housed at Columbia University and directed by 2001 Economic Nobel Laureate, Joseph Stiglitz. While with IPD, she managed eight country policy dialogues in the Philippines, Vietnam, Colombia, Brazil, Nigeria, Ethiopia, Moldova, and Serbia. Prior to launching IPD in June of 2000, Nadia worked at the World Bank as a Junior Associate in Stiglitz's office, researching and editing speeches and papers. Nadia has consulted for the UNDP in Syria, International Medical Corps, Ashoka - Innovators for the Public, the Global Development Network, the Brookings Institution, and USAID. Nadia has consulted for several foundation including the Rockefeller Brothers Fund and Ford Foundation.
"Nadia also works as a Research Associate for the University of Southern California's Center for Religion and Civic Culture, conducting a research project on Muslim-American Young Adults and the congregations across the U.S. that are connecting with them.
"Nadia received her Master's degree from Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs, and her Bachelor's degree in economics and international affairs from Stanford University."