Joy S. Moini

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Senior Project Associate
Santa Monica Office


M.P.P. in public policy, Georgetown University; B.A. in urban studies, Loyola Marymount University


Joy S. Moini is the assistant director of operations for RAND Labor & Population and a senior project associate at the RAND Corporation. During her tenure at RAND, Moini has worked on a number of studies examining organizational policy issues such as strategic planning, governance, quality and productivity measurement, and training and education in the public sector in both the United States and international contexts. From 2005 to 2009, she was on staff at the RAND-Qatar Policy Institute in Doha, Qatar, where her work focused on improving organizational structures and management, training and staff development, and other related institutional reform issues for public sector organizations.

Currently, Moini is working on projects for the Qatar National Food Security Program to help improve analysis and decisionmaking in support of the program's goals. She is also working with RAND's water resources management group on marketing, communications, and project management. In addition, she is leading a task in a project aimed at understanding how complex decisionmaking involving climate change can be improved at the Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Water. Moini received her Master of Public Policy from Georgetown University with a specialty in public management and nonprofit studies.

Honors & Awards

  • Silver Medal Award, 2009, RAND Corporation
  • President's Award, 2010, RAND Corporation