The Humanitarian Task Force brings together the Population Council’s rigorous research capabilities, knowledge, experience, and expertise to inform strategies for responding to humanitarian crises.


  • Jessica DeMulder, HTF Co-lead, Senior Manager, Strategic Planning and Operations
  • Ashish Bajracharya, HTF Co-lead, Deputy Director, Country Strategy & Regional Representative, South and East Asia

Advisory Group

Core Group and Liaisons

  • Yetenayet Akalehiyot, Project Manager
  • Angel Del Valle, Guatemala Country Representative
  • Kamil Fuseini, Project Manager
  • Irfan Hossain, Senior Program Officer
  • Monica Maher, Research Coordinator
  • Fatou Mbow, Senegal Country Representative
  • Edith Namukonda, Program Officer
  • George Odwe, Senior Program Officer
  • Samia Shah, Project Director