Liza Paudel

Associate, Programs

As an associate at Omidyar Network, Liza conducts research and analysis to inform the programmatic portfolio and actively engages across the organization’s investment and stakeholder network to reimagine critical systems and the ideas that govern them.

Prior to Omidyar Network, Liza served as a fellow in AI ethics and digital governance at Jain Family Institute and as a Daayitwa fellow working with the Ministry of Women in Nepal. She has previously worked as a monitoring, evaluation, and learning fellow at the Open Society Foundations’ Economic Justice Program and as a research analyst at MDRC, working on program and policy evaluations of federal workforce development programs in the U.S. Her research interests include AI and international development, digital governance, privacy, and gender.

Liza received an MPA from Princeton University’s School of Public and International Affairs, where she specialized in international development and technology policy. She earned a B.A. in international relations from Colgate University.