Alyssa Sharkey

Alyssa Sharkey is a lecturer in the School of Policy and International Affairs at Princeton University and has spent most of her career working with UNICEF as a health specialist as well as various academic, research and non-profit settings in the United States and overseas. Dr. Sharkey has a master of health science and a PhD, from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and a MS in medicine, from the University of Cape Town, in South Africa.


Outlasting the Taliban's Ban on Women's Medical Education

The education ban has kept new female talent from entering Afghanistan's under-resourced health-care sector