Jasbir Kaur has more than 15 years of experience in the areas of food security, international health, epidemiology, biomarkers, and survey research, including 12 years managing large, complex household surveys in these areas. Her survey management experience—for food security surveys implemented through U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) programs—has included negotiating and engaging in-country with collaborating partners, establishing and monitoring budgets, survey design, training data collectors, managing field logistics, writing reports, and disseminating findings.
Ms. Kaur has led and managed surveys in Angola, Benin, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, India, Jordan, Liberia, Mozambique, Nepal, Nigeria, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda and Uzbekistan.
Ms. Kaur has a master’s degree in International Health from Johns Hopkins University and is in the final stages of completing her Ph.D. in Nutrition and Epidemiology at the University of Maryland’s College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. She is also a 2013 U.S. Borlaug Fellow in Global Food Security and served on the steering committee for Kids against Hunger in Washington D.C.