Avery Parsons Grayson

Avery Parsons Grayson

Research Assistant
Avery is a Research Assistant for ODI’s Human Mobility Initiative, working on ODI’s migration research and aiding in event management for the Initiative.

Avery joined ODI in March 2020 as an Events Consultant. Prior to joining ODI, Avery worked at Planned Parenthood Federation of America and at Enveritas, a non-profit Y Combinator start-up verifying coffee sustainability.

She is currently pursuing a postgraduate degree in Middle East Politics from SOAS University of London, working on a dissertation focusing on political theology and transnational identities in the Shi’a of Iraq and Iran, and holds an undergraduate degree in Global Affairs: International Security from Yale University.