Soha Osman

Soha Osman is the Project Match Research Specialist and is leading the design and delivery of a Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT) to test the impact of employment interventions on Syrian refugees and Jordanians in Jordan. Her previous experience focused on evidence-based programming to improve education, employment, and socio-economic welfare in the Middle East. Prior to the IRC, she worked for the World Bank as a Research and Operations Consultant and generated reports to serve Kuwait’s Integrated Education Reform Program.  At Harvard Kennedy School’s Evidence for Policy Design, her work involved research on using RCTs to instill noncognitive values (tolerance) among Saudi youth and to alter skill acquisition decisions. As a Research Associate at the Al Qasimi Foundation for Policy Research, she developed research on teacher effectiveness and student performance. Soha holds an MSc in Economics for Development from the University of Oxford and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the American University of Sharjah.