Farhana Ahmad is a 3rd-year Phd student in the City and Regional Planning Department at Cornell. She is interested in how institutions in small and medium sized cities respond to water shortages and other environmental changes, and the role of planning in this process. Her research is shaped by her own experiences at the World Bank Bangladesh managing it’s large portfolio of projects.
She received a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Grinnell College and a master’s degree in public policy from University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. In her spare time, Farhana loves to read and travel.