Noor Shakfeh

Noor Shakfeh serves as Senior Policy Associate for Global Health at the United Nations Foundation. In this role, she focuses on global health diplomacy and pandemic preparedness and response. Prior to joining the United Nations Foundation, Noor worked at the Center for Global Development where she focused on pandemic preparedness and global health supply chains. Noor has cross-cutting experience in the Government, Think Tank, and NGO sectors and on-the-ground experience in crisis and low- and middle-income settings. A systems-level thinker, she is experienced in health risk, risk mitigation, and translating scientific and public health data into actionable policy and program guidelines at the country-level for the elevation of global health and resilient global architecture. Noor holds an M.H.S. in Molecular Microbiology and Immunology from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health where she specialized in disease prevention in humanitarian emergencies and an M.S. in Biomedical Science Policy and Advocacy from the Georgetown University where she specialized in global development, health diplomacy, and foreign policy. She holds bachelor's degrees in Economics (B.A.) and Microbiology (B.A.) from the University of South Florida.