Aicha Naomi Cooper
- Research Associate, World Bank
Aicha Cooper, a Liberian-American, is a research associate at the World Bank. Cooper is an SIT alumna and development practitioner with experience working in international development to promote gender equality, youth empowerment and social justice by means of strategic partnerships, and interventions at local and international levels to meet achievable results. She has worked with a wide range of organizations including The Advocates on the Liberian Truth and Reconciliation Commission hearings, the Liberian Women's Initiatives of Minnesota, Royal D. Alworth Institute, and others on issues related to women's rights and gender equality, conflict and war, HIV/AIDS awareness and prevention, and youth empowerment.