Who are we?

We are a team of design-thinkers and strategists, developing new solutions that address big humanitarian challenges.

Ravi Gurumurthy

Chief Innovation Officer, Co-founder

Jeannie Annan

Senior Director of Research & Evaluation, Co-founder

Bryce Perry

Director of Implementation and Scaling

Grant Gordon

Director of Innovation Strategy

Ben Moskowitz

Director of Development

Eva Kaplan

Regional Innovation Director, Middle East

Rachel Lehrer

Associate Director, Design & Innovation

Elena Matsui

Innovation Strategy Lead

Shirin Ahmed

Senior Advisor

Carla Lopez

Design Innovation Lead

Laura de Reynal

Design Innovation Lead

Sylvia Sable

Project Manager

Nick Wilson

Senior Coordinator, Grants & Operations

Robert Rutherford

Senior Grants and Program Manager

Logan Cummings

Advisor, Innovation Strategy

Karen Tan

Behavioral Insights Lead

Alex Bandea

Communications Manager

Chelsea Graham

Knowledge Manager

Tori Crnkovich

Strategy Associate

Amman office

Anthony Pusatory

Match Project Lead

Soha Osman

Match Research Specialist

Michael Nolan

Match Platform Specialist

Yousef Najjar

Employment Service Manager

Lillie Rosen

Innovation Coordinator

Aya Bseio

Mahali Program Assistant

Mohammad Jamous

Mahali Data and Digital Officer

Haya Bustemi

Mahali Senior Officer

Besan Jaber

Mahali Senior Research Officer

Omar Qadhi

Mahali Measurement, Evaluation and Learning Manager

Mohammed Zabi

Mahali Community Liaison Assistant

Nada Jaffal

Mahali Design Manager

Zolberg-IRC Fellows

Amanda Porter

PhD Public and Urban Policy, Milano School of Public Engagement

Daniel Smyth

MA Philosophy and Psychoanalysis, The New School for Social Research

Jenny Liu

MFA Transdisciplinary Design, Parsons School of Design

Yuxin Cheng

MFA Transdisciplinary Design, Parsons School of Design

Katja Starc-Card

PhD Public and Urban Policy, Studley Graduate Programs in International Affairs

Rania Salem Manganaro

MA International Affairs, Studley Graduate Programs in International Affairs

Alik Mikaelian

MFA Transdisciplinary Design, Parsons School of Design

Danni Peng

MFA Transdisciplinary Design, Parsons School of Design

Emma Pulido

MA International Affairs, Studley Graduate Programs in International Affairs

Kendall A Pfeffer

MA Clinical Psychology, New School for Social Research

Marina Maiboroda

MA International Affairs, Studley Graduate Programs in International Affairs

Become a Fellow

We are pleased to offer student fellowships through a partnership with the Zolberg Institute at the New School.

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Work with us

Are you a design or systems thinker interested in solving global humanitarian challenges? Get in touch or see current openings at IRC.

IRC Careers

We develop new solutions to better serve people suffering the effects of conflict and crisis.