Mayra graduated from the Master in Public Administration and International Development at the Harvard Kennedy School in May 2021. As a graduate intern she worked in the Global Education Division of the World Bank. Her work experience started in the Public Management division of Apoyo Consultoria in Peru, observing first-hand the inequality and needs of her country. Afterwards, she worked in the public sector at the Minister of Chambers Presidency, overseeing the reconstruction process in the aftermath of “El Niño” phenomenon, and in the Ministry of Education implementing a new policy for rural schools. She is also the founder of Kira, a social enterprise focus on crowdfunding and delivering survival kits to low-income mothers. Mayra holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Universidad del Pacífico in Lima (Peru).