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Georgina Manok

Senior Director, Strategy and Assessment

Joined Swearer Center Staff in 


Where is home to you? Beirut, Lebanon


M.P.A. Public Affairs 2016, Brown University
B.A. Economics 2010, American University of Beirut
Project Management Professional Certification (PMP)


Georgina leads research and assessment efforts at the Swearer Center. She oversees the Center's operations and collaborates with her colleagues at Swearer and other units at Brown to design and implement programmatic and institutional assessment and evaluation projects. Georgina is the Chair for the Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan Committee at Swearer and works with colleagues to steward the Center towards a more inclusive and anti-racist space rooted in social justice. As part of her role, she also manages Graduate Fellowships and leads a campus-wide learning community for graduate students on community-engaged scholarship.

Georgina joined the Center in 2016 to build and launch the Brown in Washington Program: a public policy program for Brown’s undergraduate students based in Washington, D.C. Before joining the Swearer Center, Georgina was affiliated with the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT J-PAL), the Regional Bureau for Arab States at the United Nations Development Programme (RBAS-UNDP), the Lebanese Economic Association and the Regional Office for the Arab States at the International Labour Organization (ILO).


Georgina has been living in the United States since 2015 when she pursued a Master of Public Affairs at Brown. She was born and raised in Beirut, Lebanon, where she completed her undergraduate studies in Economics at the American University of Beirut. 


"And when you have reached the mountain top, then you shall begin to climb" – Khalil Gibran