Ariella Park is a Senior Policy Associate at J-PAL who leads the Health sector and manages a research initiative that focuses on improving urban services in developing countries. In her capacity as Senior Policy Associate, she writes policy publications, cultivates new research partnerships, and conducts policy outreach for evidence dissemination, managing activities in East Asia. Prior to her time at J-PAL, Ariella worked at several government and private sector organizations in the international development field, including the U.S. State Department and a private consulting firm. She also spent time in Colombia working for a social business incubator.
Ariella graduated with distinction from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service with an accelerated MS in International Development.