Claire is currently supporting AFIDEP projects related to health systems strengthening, including work with the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, the Malawian Parliament, and the Ministry of Gender. Claire holds a Master’s in Social Work with a concentration in Policy Practice from the Columbia University School of Social Work and a Bachelor of Arts degree in East Asian Studies with a minor in Sociology from the Bryn Mawr College.
Claire most recently worked as a Policy Analyst at the Long-Term Quality Alliance in Washington, D.C., where she supported research projects on long-term services and supports for people with chronic health conditions. In her work as a Research Assistant at the Social Intervention Group, a research center at Columbia University, Claire coordinated advisory board meetings with community members and other stakeholders for two research projects related to HIV risk reduction among justice-involved populations in New York City. Claire’s interests include health equity, women’s empowerment, and poverty reduction.