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Alexis Sowa

Former Senior Policy Analyst


Public administration and policy, global health, Africa


July 2012–November 2013 Alexis Sowa was a senior policy analyst at the Center for Global Development focused on CGD's ongoing work on Pakistan and contributing to the Oil-to-Cash initiative. Sowa has worked as a governance advisor in Liberia with the Africa Governance Initiative and as a program and policy manager at Malaria No More–UK where she identified, developed, and managed investments in sub-Saharan Africa. Before that, she worked at Google for over five years in various roles, including head of the quantitative insights team for Europe, Middle East, and Africa. Sowa holds a masters in public administration in international development (MPA/ID) from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government and a BA in human biology with a minor in history from Stanford University.

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