Senior Associate Saroj Sedalia

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Saroj has 10 years of experience in global public health, with a consistent commitment to advancing women’s rights through her work on intimate partner violence, maternal health and reproductive health. Saroj developed expertise in project management, monitoring & evaluation, and implementation research while working in South and Southeast Asia and East Africa.

At Rabin Martin, she provides technical support to a global maternal mortality initiative led by a major pharmaceutical company, focusing on India programs and family planning, as well as a project on gender in clinical trials with a major foundation. She specializes in:

 

  • Developing and conducting health program evaluations
  • Providing practical and evidence-driven technical assistance for program implementation
  • Building stakeholder relationships in diverse settings
  • Applying a gender-lens to health program planning and evaluation

 

Before joining the firm, Saroj developed an implementation strategy for country office execution of UNICEF’s Gender Action Plan. Prior to that, she lived in India and Bangladesh conducting implementation research for the AMDD Program at Columbia University. In the past, she worked for the International Center for Research on Women’s (ICRW), Asia Regional Office and the Columbia University School of Epidemiology. As a consultant, Saroj collaborated with Save the Children, icddr,b and HealthxDesign. Saroj was a Peace Corps volunteer in Costa Rica.

 

Education

MPH, Population and Family Health
Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University

BA, International Studies and Spanish
The Ohio State University