Our Team

Current Members

Alina Potts

Principal Investigator, The Global Women's Institute

Andrea Koris

Senior Research Associate, The Global Women's Institute 

Jessie Weber Headshot

Jessie Weber

Research Associate, The Global Women's Institute

Amal Hassan

Research Assistant, The Global Women's Institute



Faith Njogu

Faith Njogu

Project Officer, World Vision Kenya





Previous Empowered Aid Team Members

Poushali Barua

Research & Learning-Bangladesh, The Global Women’s Institute

Mercy Atim

Uganda Project Manager, World Vision Uganda


Tala Chammas

Research Project Officer, CARE International Lebanon

Fatuma Nafish

Project Officer, International Rescue Committee Uganda

Harriet Kolli

Research Manager, International Rescue Committee Uganda

Brian Matsiko

Monitoring & Evaluation Focal Point, World Vision Uganda









The women and girl refugee co-researchers that we conducted participatory action research with over the first two years of Empowered Aid decided to form Refugee Advisory Boards in each country, and play an important technical and accountability role. Meet them here.