Zahra Zeinali

Zahra Zeinali

Researcher

Zahra Zeinali is a physician from Iran, and has pursued an MPH degree in International Health at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Zahra is currently working with Global Health 50/50 as a researcher, is a Fellow with the Rockefeller Foundation-Boston University 3-D Commission on Health Determinants, Data and Decision Making, and chairs the Intersectionality Working Group of the Gender Equity Hub of the WHO’s Global Health Workforce Network. 

Zahra has previously worked as a researcher with Johns Hopkins University on Gender and Intersectionality; as a policy officer with EAT Foundation, focusing on food systems policy at the intersection of human and planet health; with the WHO and Jhpiego on human resources for health policies; and with the International Federation of Medical Students’ Associations and the Iranian Medical Students Association.

Her research is focused on intersectionality as a framework for public health research, women’s leadership in health systems, and gender as a determinant of health.