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Women's Refugee Commission - Our Staff

Katherine Gambir

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Katherine Gambir advises WRC’s research, monitoring, and evaluation efforts across program areas. She ensures WRC designs, implements, and evaluates programs and research projects using precise and participatory-based data collection and analyzes rigorous data and testimony from crisis- and conflict-affected individuals to inform programming and advocacy. Katherine also leads research trainings and capacity-building of WRC staff and global partners.

Prior to joining WRC, Katherine co-managed the Poverty, Gender, and Youth research program at the Population Council, providing quality assurance and technical support to 14 global country offices on research projects in 30 low-resource countries. She also conducted research on adolescent sexual and reproductive health and family planning in Sierra Leone and Zambia and provided technical support on girl-centered program design for organizations serving indigenous girls in Latin America, Mozambique, and the United States. Previously, she developed automated surveillance systems and Mhealth apps, directed needs assessments, evaluated global health programs, and facilitated trainings on community-based behavior change approaches.

Katherine received her Master’s degree in Public Health from Boston University School of Public Health, and a Bachelor’s degree in World Politics and Hispanic Studies (literature) from Hamilton College. She is also a certified labor doula.