Deanna is the Managing Director of Yale Inclusion Economics and Senior Adviser at the Economic Growth Center. She also worked with Yale’s Tobin Center for Economic Policy as a Senior Adviser. Previously, she was the Executive Director of Evidence for Policy Design at Harvard Kennedy School, where she led growth, partnership development, and organizational strategy of a team of over 50 based at HKS and abroad. Her particular interests lie in building strong inroads for research and evidence to contribute to concrete policy improvements that benefit the lives of citizens worldwide. Deanna has also worked for the International Monetary Fund, Agora Partnerships, the World Bank, the Asian Development Bank, the Center for Research on Children in the U.S. and the Fabretto Children’s Foundation. She has lived in Nicaragua, Zambia and Rwanda. Deanna completed her Master of Public Policy at Georgetown University and her B.A. in economics at Princeton University.