Luma Samawi

Impact Officer

Luma Samawi

Luma works within Ember’s impact team to support innovators in evaluating and communicating their impact. 

As a PhD student at the University of Toronto, her research seeks to understand and improve the implementation of mental health programmes in low-resource settings. She has broad experience in global health, having worked across research, training, service delivery and policy in the Middle East and North America. 

Luma has a background in psychology, neuroscience, and global mental health. She is Jordanian-Palestinian, currently based between Amman and Toronto.

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