Hayley Umayam is a PhD candidate at the Geneva Graduate Institute. Her thesis explores knowledge production in the humanitarian system, with a focus on food security programming. She is also involved in research on governance and technology in international organizations and the UN Security Council. Ms. Umayam previously worked for Forcier, a research consulting firm, for six years as a researcher and analyst in East Africa conducting a variety of applied research and M&E in the humanitarian and development sectors. Ms. Umayam holds a MA in Peace and Justice Studies from the University of San Diego.