Dr. Nicole Goldin heads a boutique international development, impact and global affairs consultancy (NRG Advisory) and is also consultant with the World Bank. In addition, she is Adjunct Professor at the Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University; and Senior Associate with the Center for Strategic and International Studies where she was Founding Director of the Youth, Proseperity and Security Initiative. Dr. Goldin served as Senior Advisor in the State Department and USAID in the Obama Administration. Her insights have been featured by CNN, Devex, The Economist, The Huffington Post, The Guardian, Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR), U.S. News, Voice of America and other fora. Dr. Goldin holds a PhD in economics from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), and Masters degrees from the London School of Economics and American University.