The Extraordinary Think And Do (TANDO) Tank
Samia El Badry (2009)
tandofellow@tando.org
Expertise
demography
emerging & ethnic markets
long-range planning
socio-economic development
Bio

Dr. El Badry is an economic demographer with subject matter expertise in population, marketing, and strategic planning. Growing up in the world of the United Nations, she is well versed on other cultures and speaks Arabic fluently. Her academic background is in demography and economics with an emphasis on socio-economic attainment. She has served in teaching and research roles, directed programs in cross-cultural development, conducted and directed research, interpreted demographic and business data, edited, and published reports, and made formal presentations to congress, business, and academics. Dr. El Badry has served as a representative to the US Secretary of Commerce’s Advisory Committee for the Census. She is published in both academic journals and the popular press, including the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and the British Broadcasting Corporation. Recent publications include a chapter on Afghanistan in The International Handbook of the Demography of Race and Ethnicity, (forthcoming), Rogelio Saenz, Nestor Rodriguez, and David G. Embrick (editors). Present research includes an upcoming study on East African migrants to the United States from Sudan, Ethiopia, and Eritrea. Samia is an avid reader of policy and history and in the winter and spring enjoys hikes all over Texas.

All Fellows
Mohan Nair
Steven T. Walsh
Nathan “Nth” Bar-Fields
Sahil Gupta
T.W. Kang
David Wimberly
Russell Kalmacoff
Ruzanna Tarverdyan
Finn Kydland
Manuel Heitor
Paul M. Joyal
Keenan D. Grenell
John Sibley Butler (1989)
Art Markman (2005)
John N. Doggett (1989)
Ning Zhang
Deog-Seong Oh
Sten Thore (1983) *Fellow Emeritus
Tim Raines
Nikhil Agarwal
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