Sophie Javers

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Position Title
Outreach and Engagement Specialist

Unit
MRR Innovation Lab


Bio

Sophie Javers builds partnerships to better support stakeholder needs. Her outreach and events create knowledge sharing and engagement at local, national and international levels. She holds a B.A. in History from Princeton and a M.A. in International Policy Studies from Stanford.

Articles by Sophie Javers

UC Davis Event Weighs in on the Impacts of Animal-sourced Foods

May 30, 2019
At a UC Davis World Food Center’s May 2019 event, AMA Innovation Lab director Michael Carter opened the afternoon session with a discussion about how financial instruments can help combat malnutrition and alter poverty dynamics in the face of climate change.

AMA Innovation Lab Joins the Microinsurance Network

October 02, 2018
The AMA Innovation Lab has just joined the Microinsurance Network, a worldwide leader in bringing together microinsurance experts to promote effective risk management tools to meet global development objectives.

Insurance Protects Herds and Secures Community’s Health

February 23, 2017
In 2011, a massive drought in Sub-Saharan Africa claimed the lives of Huka Bidu’s entire herd of cows. Determined not to begin again from nothing, the pastoralist and father of two in the southern Ethiopian village of Malble Yabello purchased a livestock insurance policy.

Q&A With Professor Dean Yang

November 30, 2016
To highlight some of the work the AMA Innovation Lab is funding in the fight against HIV/AIDS, we conducted an Q&A with the Dean Yang, Professor in the Department of Economics and the Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan.

Q&A With Ana María Ibáñez

October 21, 2016
We recently had the opportunity to sit down with Ana María Ibáñez, Economics Professor at the University of the Andes, and ask a few questions about her important research.