Naomi Heller Batzer

Naomi Heller Batzer

PhD Student, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University

Naomi Batzer graduated from Barnard College with a degree in economics in 2017. She is particularly interested in the roles of health and gender in development economics and wrote her final paper on the effect of Ebola on maternal mortality in Sierra Leone. After graduation, Naomi moved to Madrid to teach English and play rugby for a year. She is in her first semester of the Sustainability Management program at Columbia University. Naomi is currently working with Anja Tolonen and Sandra Aguilar Gomez on menstrual stigma and schooling in Tanzania.