Rose Khattar is the associate director of economic analysis on the Poverty to Prosperity team at American Progress.
Prior to joining American Progress, Khattar was studying a Master of Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School, where she was also a teaching fellow with the Economics Department. Most recently, Khattar worked as a consultant at the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development on gender pay transparency laws and partnered with the World Bank on closing gender gaps in at-home care work in parts of the Middle East.
Khattar has worked as a policy and media adviser to an Australian federal senator and as an economist at the Australian Treasury Department on various social and economic issues. She began her career in the legal field working to help low-income communities access justice.
She holds a Bachelor of Economics and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of New South Wales in Australia, where she received the University Medal in Economics.