Naomi Rasmussen is the Deputy Director of Programs at DI where she provides management support to the home office and field office teams implementing politics, governance, and peace and resilience programs globally. Previously, Ms. Rasmussen managed DI’s Afghanistan portfolio as a Senior Program Officer. Before joining DI, she worked at GRM International as Activity Manager for a governance program in Afghanistan. Ms. Rasmussen has experience working with organizations on advocacy, international development, and humanitarian assistance. She has also worked for the Genocide Intervention Network, Search for Common Ground, and the International Rescue Committee.
Ms. Rasmussen holds an M.A. and a B.A. in International Development and Social Change from Clark University.