Alia works as a Project Associate with the management and research team of HITAP’s International Unit (HIU). She provides technical support in international and local economic evaluation projects as well as administrative coordination for the organization’s regional and country projects. Her portfolio of work includes management of HIU projects in the Philippines as well as the Guide to Economic Analysis and Research (GEAR) online resource. In 2018, she received her Masters of Science (MSc) in Health Policy, Planning, and Financing (HPPF) from both the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) and the London School of Economics (LSE). Alia graduated from Bryn Mawr College in 2013 with a degree in economics. Post-graduation, she worked in Liberia on renewable energy economics for a USAID-funded project before joining HITAP.