Straight outta Tajikstan

Hey Folks. Quick site announcement.  I’m very pleased to introduce to the site Alanna Shaikh. (<—- That’s Alanna!)  Regular readers may recogognize Alanna from her participation in our New Agenda for Women and Girls roundtable.  Deeper still, mavens of the blogosphere know Alanna for her excellent work on’s Global Health site and her own Blood and Milk blog.  Alanna’s an American living in Dushanbe, Tajikstan who has had a fascinating career working with a number of health-related development organizations in Central Asia and the Middle East.  Welcome aboard!