President and Principal Consultant
Somjen Frazer is the founder, President and Principal Consultant at Strength In Numbers Consulting Group. She is the author of numerous peer-reviewed articles, book chapters, and conference papers. She received her Master’s Degree in Sociology from Oxford University and her BA from Cornell University. She was a Rhodes Scholar, Cornell Presidential Research Scholar, John Kenneth Galbraith Fellow in Inequality and Social Policy at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government and a Progressive Women’s Voices Media Fellow. Her areas of expertise include public health, criminal justice, gender and sexuality, civic and public engagement, and race relations. She has over ten years of experience conducting research and evaluation projects.
Erin Howe is a Principal Consultant at Strength in Numbers Consulting Group. She has a background in health and human rights, with experience working with marginalized and underserved communities including Roma, people living with HIV, people living with TB and people who use drugs. She has over ten years of experience in research, government, nonprofit and philanthropic settings, including with the Open Society Foundations, Health Resources in Action, the Global TB Institute and the Harvard School of Public Health. She received her Master’s Degree in Public Health from the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine and her BA from Smith College. Her areas of expertise include public health, human rights, accountability, participatory action research, community participation, capacity building and grant making. She is passionate about building social movements and quality public service provision.