Claire Melamed
Director, growth, poverty and inequality program, Overseas Development Institute

Claire Melamed is the Director of the Growth, Poverty and Inequality programme at the Overseas Development Institute in London.

Written by Claire Melamed

A woman holds her child as she waits at a food distribution point in Mogadishu. Photo by Sven Torfinn/Panos

Essay/
Education
What do they want?

What would happen if the aid industry started collecting data on how the people it serves actually feel about their lives?

Claire Melamed

Children in Burkina Faso; just under one third complete primary school. Photo by William Daniels/Panos

Essay/
Information and communication
The other half

To end inequality, we must realise that it isn’t about the rich, it’s about the poor. And we know almost nothing about them

Claire Melamed