Noor Shakfeh was a research assistant on pandemic preparedness and global health supply chains at the Center for Global Development. Prior to joining CGD, Noor worked as a Legislative Affairs Fellow at the U.S. House of Representatives. In 2013, she traveled on a humanitarian mission to Syria to deliver aid and conduct disease risk assessments and has worked on issues of global health since. Noor holds master’s degrees from the department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (M.H.S.) and in Biomedical Science Policy and Advocacy from Georgetown University (M.S.).