Asma oversees the Institute’s research, analysis, and education on policy issues related to U.S. and global hunger, malnutrition, and poverty.
Asma was previously director of policy and programs at Citizens for Global Solutions. She currently serves on the steering committee of the Scaling Up Nutrition Movement’s Civil Society Network and is a member of the executive committee of the 1,000 Days Advocacy Working Group. She is co-chair of the post-2015 working group of the international coalition for advocacy on nutrition.
Asma holds a master’s degree in economics from the University of Maryland, a post-graduate diploma in economics from the London School of Economics, and a bachelor’s degree in geography from McGill University.