Research Manager , J-PAL Middle East and North Africa
Rahma Ali is a Research Manager at J-PAL Middle East and North Africa (MENA). She works on labor market and gender related research in Egypt. She is currently managing the evaluation of the Ultra Poor Graduation Program pilot in Egypt. Additionally, Rahma co-leads the environment, energy, climate change and agriculture sector research and policy work in the MENA office.
Prior to joining J-PAL in 2017, she worked at the World Bank to evaluate vocational and on-the-job training on labor market outcomes in partnership with the Medium, Small and Micro Enterprise Development Agency in Egypt.
Rahma holds a master of science in statistics with a concentration in environmental and spatial statistics from Cairo University.