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Alicia Hammond

Gender Specialist
Alicia Hammond is a Gender Specialist with the Gender Group, where she serves as the lead on innovation and technology. She has worked on research and analysis across a range of gender equality issues, including human endowments, economic opportunities, and voice and agency. Alicia joined the WBG from the Women and Public Policy Program at the Harvard Kennedy School where she managed strategic outreach initiatives and translated experimental gender equality research for non-academic audiences. She has also worked with UNICEF, UN Foundation, and UN Women on many gender equality topics, such as education, innovation, and data. Prior to that, she worked on social development, gender equality, and human rights programs in her home country, Jamaica. She holds a Master’s degree from the Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy at Tufts University and a Bachelor of Arts in International Development and French from Mount Holyoke College.