Noosha Tayebi is a Water Resources Management Specialist in the East Africa region. In her career at the World Bank, Noosha brings experience in investment operations and analytical and advisory services on water resources management, remote sensing, and data information systems, hydromet services, and disaster risk management across different regions. She currently leads a digital data initiative on transboundary waters under CIWA (Cooperation in International Waters in Africa) and has led similar initiatives such as the World Water Data Initiative of the High-Level Panel on Water (HLPW) in the past. Prior to joining the Bank, she was a scientist at Defence Research and Development Canada, working on applications of remote sensing data for surveillance of the Canadian Arctic under conditions of climate change. Noosha holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Engineering, and a Master of Science in Systems Science and Operations Research from the University of Ottawa, Canada.