Halah Ahmad completed her Master’s in Public Policy at Cambridge University as the Lionel de Jersey Harvard Scholar at Emmanuel College. She has conducted strategic policy research for government agencies and NGOs in Greece, Albania, Berlin, the West Bank, San Francisco, Chicago, and Boston. She currently leads policy and public relations work at the Jain Family Institute, an applied social science research institute based in New York City. Her own research covers topics of equitable development and social welfare, ranging from urban planning and tourism, to displacement, housing, and economic justice. Halah completed her undergraduate degree with honors in comparative religion and sociology at Harvard.