Anam Bhatti is a Research and Program Associate based out of the ICRW-US office where she manages the implementation of research projects and provides technical research support within the Global Health, Youth and Development portfolio. Her current work at ICRW includes providing technical assistance to youth SRHR research in humanitarian settings, supporting abortion research in Mali, conducting gender analysis of global education policies, and examining the influence of couples communication and relationship quality on women’s contraceptive intention in Ethiopia. Anam is skilled in qualitative research methods, conducting systematic literature reviews, as well as policy and landscape analysis. In addition to her research capabilities, Anam provides program management expertise throughout the research project life-cycle including project design, partner coordination, work planning, reporting and budget management.
Prior to joining ICRW, Anam worked at the Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion at the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, the Boston Public Health Commission, and the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program. While at the Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion, she led a qualitative evaluation of Subject Matter Expert’s feedback on a public health messaging campaign to reduce adult caloric consumption. Anam has also evaluated Maternal and Child Nutrition policies in Pakistan through Aga Khan University in Karachi and the UN World Food Program. She has worked on projects in Sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia as well as underserved communities within the United States.