Arohi "Isha" Varma
Arohi, also known as "Isha", is an enthusiastic humanitarian with experience contributing to various components of social impact and global health programming. She is especially passionate about maximizing the efficiency of social impact programs, which is why she attained a Masters in Public Health degree with a concentration in Monitoring and Evaluation from Tulane University this December.
Arohi just returned from Ethiopia where she was supporting a large INGO with their maternal and child health programs in an M&E/reporting capacity. Her research and program skills were also applied to a rapid assessment of sexual and gender based violence in refugee camps on the border of S. Sudan. In the camps, she conducted key informant interviews and focus group discussions with young women and participated in UNHCR coordination meetings. Her findings now support evidence-based programming to increase the efficiency of programming within the camps.
Her understanding of the program cycle is also supported by her previous experiences engineering and training staff on internal operations protocol for procurement, inventory, and travel management with limited financial resources. She has also supported the nonprofits in a communications capacity by writing press releases, managing webpages and databases, and up-keeping social media channels.
She is Currently searching for opportunities to contribute her skills to social impact programs.