Nandini Oomman

Nandini Oomman, PhD, BSc, is a Global Health Specialist. Previously, Nandini was the director of the HIV/AIDS Monitor at The Center for Global Development (CGD), influencing the role of big donors to increase the effectiveness of aid dollars. Nandini has over 20 years of research, program and policy experience in global development. Earlier jobs at The World Bank (DC & Vietnam), the Rockefeller Foundation, and with NGOs in rural and urban India created a life-long passion to improve health and education for all. Nandini is also the founding curator & CEO of The Women’s Storytelling Salon™, a storytelling platform that is dedicated to making women and girls visible in their leadership and participation in the workforce. Nandini has a B.Sc. in biochemistry from McGill University, and a PhD from Johns Hopkins University. She has published widely in academic journals, is a blogger, and serves on boards of several organizations. She is currently a fellow in the inaugural U.S. cohort of the WomenLift Health Program at Stanford University. 


A "To Undo" List for the Biden Administration’s COVID-19 Response

The incoming administration must unwind competing messages dispensed by the incumbent and recalibrate health norms