Falak Raza is a Technical Specialist on Gender, Health, and Research Ethics for ICRW Asia. In this role, she is responsible for the coordination and implementation of ICRW’s Institutional Review Board (IRB) policies at the Asia Regional Office. Falak works in close collaboration with the Research Compliance office and regional project teams to ensure research compliance with international standards of conducting human- and non-human subject research. She also coordinates and facilitates local IRB review processes.
In her research capacity, Falak offers research and analysis support to different teams working in the areas of family planning, adolescent empowerment, violence, and women’s safety.
Prior to joining ICRW, Falak worked with Amaltas Consulting Pvt Ltd, the Centre for Policy Research, and Collaborative Research and Dissemination (CORD), in various roles. Her areas of interest include maternal and child health, family planning, and social inclusion.