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Dana Qarout

Research Analyst

Dana Qarout is a Research Analyst with the Mind, Behavior & Development Unit (eMBeD), at the World Bank’s Development Impact (DIME). Dana works on behavioral diagnostics and interventions, with a specific focus on gender-related issues and women’s economic empowerment. She is currently working with the Mashreq Gender Facility (MGF) in Lebanon, Iraq and Jordan where she provides technical assistance to local governments on developing and evaluating the impact of behavioral campaigns. In addition to her work on gender issues, Dana has also worked on public governance research and education, looking into the performance of government bureaucracies in developing countries.  She has a Master of Public Policy from the Blavatnik School of Government at the University of Oxford and holds a Bachelor's degree in Foreign Service from Georgetown University in Qatar.