Aisha Zaidi assumed the role of Associate Director of Finance and Administration in February 2018. Prior to joining DRCLAS Aisha served as the Executive Director of the AIDS Clinical Trials Group Network's Leadership and Operations Center (LOC) at Brigham & Women’s’ Hospital. As the Executive Director, Aisha oversaw all aspects of the Network’s grant from the US National Institutes of Health (NIH), including staff, contracts, finances, meeting planning and communications. She holds a Master of Science in Management with specialization in Research Administration and has over a decade of experience in grants and research management. Before joining the ACTG Network Aisha had the unique opportunity of taking on the role of Senior Grants and Contracts Administrator at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology in Saudi Arabia. She has also served as Finance Manager for the office of the Vice President of Research at BWH, Research Finance Analyst at Partners Healthcare and as an International Grants Manager at Harvard School of Public Health.