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Naureen Aziz-Wani

Course Associate; Advisor, Knowledge Strategy & Dissemination, Data Production & Methods, The World Bank

Naureen brings over 15 years of experience working across non-profit and multilateral development organizations in data management, knowledge management, and strategic communications. She has been at the forefront of designing and implementing enterprise-wide and program-specific data and knowledge management strategies to facilitate the generation, capture, and flow of data and knowledge assets. She has extensive expertise in designing and executing internal and external communication strategies, stakeholder engagement, and digital storytelling to drive business outcomes.

Her recent work at the World Bank has focused on developing dissemination approaches for the Research and Data Group to maximize the accessibility, usability, and adoption of knowledge and data products both internally and externally. Earlier in her career, Naureen worked for the Regional Office of the World Health Organization in Washington, D.C., and helped establish its digital transformation strategy. She advocates for creating an inclusive organizational work culture and has coached leaders on being an ally in the workplace, making their organizations more inclusive and equitable. 

Naureen holds a Master of Science in Information and Knowledge Strategy from Columbia University, a Master of Science in International Health from George Mason University, and a Diversity and Inclusion certification from Cornell University. 


M.S., Columbia University

M.S., George Mason University