Ana Luiza Minardi
Education Researcher (Foundational Learning)
Ana Luiza is a full-time education researcher with the UNICEF Office of Research - Innocenti working on the Data Must Speak (DMS) research. Before joining UNICEF, Ana worked as a Research Associate in the Global Education team at the Center for Global Development (CGD). During her time at CGD, she helped produce rigorous evidence on the most important education challenges posed by COVID-19 in partnership with institutions in Ghana and Pakistan. Ana holds a Master’s degree in Economics from University College London (UCL), where she wrote her thesis evaluating education policies that took place in the Northeast of Brazil. She also holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the Insper Institute of Education and Research in São Paulo.