President and Principal Consultant
Somjen Frazer has over twenty years of experience conducting research, evaluation and strategy. They lead the quantitative and methodological work at Strength in Numbers as well as serving as the chief executive. Their passion for participatory research is substantively influenced by marginalized communities and in service of social justice led them to start Strength in Numbers and continues to sustain their work to this day. They received a Ph.D. from Columbia’s Mailman School of Public Health in Sociomedical Sciences (with Sociology), an MLitt from Oxford University’s Nuffield College in Sociology, where they were a Rhodes Scholar, and a Bachelor of Arts from Cornell University.