Reena is a Program Officer at Panorama Strategy where she supports partners with strategic research, thought leadership, and advocacy. She has six years of experience managing and researching culturally informed programs across domestic and global settings. Reena approaches her work through collaborative thinking, empathic leadership, and an appreciation for lived experience.
Most recently, she worked as a Health Analyst at Mathematica, where she conducted qualitative research aligned with equitable evaluation principles for federal, state, and foundations clients related to maternal and child health, health equity, and COVID-19.
She also worked on chronic disease health promotion and policy for the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention at the Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health. She provided programmatic and evaluation support to food security, obesity prevention, and school health interventions. Reena also led advocacy and communication efforts for HIV, TB, and youth sexual and reproductive health programs in Kitwe, Zambia through Global Health Corps.
Reena holds a Master of Science in Public Health for Development from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and a Bachelor of Arts in Public Policy from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
When not working, she can be found obsessing over dogs, enjoying a good book, or expressing herself through dance.