Mehr Manzoor is a Fulbright Scholar from Pakistan and a Ph.D. candidate at Tulane University in the department of Health Policy and Management. At Taylor, Mehr serves as the Life Design Graduate Assistant, supporting Taylor staff on the Taylor Your Life curriculum and the Changemaker RLC programming assessment.
Mehr’s research focuses on gender equality and women’s leadership in global health, with a particular focus on low- and middle-income countries. She is a member of Gender Equity Hub (GEH) which is a one of the eight thematic hubs of Global Health Workforce Network at the World Health Organization (WHO) and served as a research director at Women in Global Health. In 2018, Mehr was selected as an Emerging Voice for Global Health (EV4GH) Program. She was also recently included among the top 100 global influencers on Gender Equality and Diversity by Onalytica, published on International Women’s Day 2019. Mehr is the lead author on the first ever technical report “Delivered by women, led by men: AGender and Equity analysis in the Global Health and Social Care Workforce” published by WHO and released on 63rdCommission on the Status of Women at the UN headquarters, NY.