Jayanthi Narain

Director of Global Operations, Kenya

Jayanthi Narain joined Namati in February 2023 as Director of Global Operations. Previously, she was part of The Carter Center’s Overseas Operations team focused on country office administration, security, travel, contracts, and procurement. Her work at The Carter Center covered programs in countries including Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Guatemala, Liberia, Mali, South Sudan, Sudan, and Zambia. Before The Carter Center, Jayanthi worked at the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) on Haiti and the Anglophone Caribbean. She has a Master’s in Forced Migration from Oxford University, Master’s in Development Studies from the London School of Economics, and completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Georgia in Athens, GA. Jayanthi grew up in Macon, Georgia, practices classical Indian dance, and is an avid reader.