Sabina Dewan

President & Executive Director, JustJobs Network
Carsey Fellow
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Sabina Dewan is President and Executive Director of the JustJobs Network, which she co-founded with John Podesta in 2013. She is also a Non-Resident Fellow with the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire.

Under Ms. Dewan’s leadership, the JustJobs Network has grown to become a prominent, innovative, international think tank focused on finding strategies to create more and better jobs worldwide. Formerly, Ms. Dewan was a Senior Fellow and Director for International Economic Policy at the Center for American Progress.

Ms. Dewan’s research focuses on the role of quality employment in building equitable economies around the globe. She has worked on a range of economic issues from finding solutions to youth employment challenges, to examining the impact of globalization, trade, and value chains on employment. Ms. Dewan’s efforts aim at making the economic case for productive employment and just working conditions for all.

Her career has spanned continents, taking her from the private sector and the World Bank in the United States, the International Labour Organization in Switzerland, and the European Commission in Belgium, to grassroots organizations in India. She is a frequent media contributor, having appeared in print and television outlets including The Wall Street Journal, Huffington Post, US News and World Report, as well as CNN, BBC, and Al-Jazeera. Sabina splits her time between Washington, D.C. and New Delhi.