Policy Manager, J-PAL South Asia
Anna Rego is a Policy Manager at J-PAL South Asia at IFMR, where she leads the gender sector and supports work in the health sector. She works with governments, foundations and NGOs to apply scientific evidence to policies and programs to improve gender and health outcomes.
Prior to joining J-PAL, Anna worked with the Centre for Social and Behaviour Change, Ashoka University, where she led the development of health and nutrition campaigns for the Ministry of Women and Child Development and Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. Anna was previously with APCO Worldwide, a global policy advisory firm, and the United Nations Information Centre for India and Bhutan.
Anna holds an MSc. in Public Health from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, studied liberal arts at the Young India Fellowship (Ashoka University) and has a Bachelor's degree in Journalism from Manipal University.