Gender Specialist, Lead on Innovation and Technology
World Bank Group
Alicia Hammond is a Gender Specialist with the Gender Group, where she serves as the lead on innovation and technology. She works on research and knowledge related to women and girls in technology and STEM, more broadly and advises project teams on how to incorporate evidence-based solutions in this area. Alicia joined the WBG from the Women and Public Policy Program at the Harvard Kennedy School. 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 in Development Economics and Human Security from The Fletcher School at Tufts University and a Bachelor of Arts in International Development and French from Mount Holyoke College.