Shapers Profile:


Noam Angrist

Executive Director
Young 1ove
About me:

Noam Angrist is the Executive Director of Young 1ove - an NGO he co-founded in 2013 to scale evidence-based health & education programs by youth for youth in East & Southern Africa. Young 1ove has served 35,000 youth to date, testing program efficacy across contexts in collaboration various government ministries, multi-laterals and foundations. Noam is committed to bridging the gap between evidence on “what works” and scaled interventions & policy. Noam has evaluated poverty-alleviation programs at the University of Botswana, Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL), World Bank, and White House Council of Economic Advisors. He has a B.S. in Mathematics & Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), an MSc. in Evidence-Based Policy Evaluation from the University of Oxford where he is a PhD candidate. Noam is a Fulbright and Rhodes Scholar and a Forbes 30under30 social entrepreneur. For fun, Noam enjoys econometrics jokes, food, and conversation with friends & colleagues.