Ana offers rich knowledge of international development economics with a solid foundation in applied research and in-field development experience. She brings to Harder+Company qualitative and quantitative skills including conducting focus groups, designing and administering surveys, analyzing secondary data, econometric analysis, and experience with multiple statistical analysis softwares. She is fluent in Spanish and has advanced proficiency in French.
Before joining Harder+Company, Ana worked at the University of California San Diego, where she assisted with field studies related to civics education and voter behavior in West Africa. She also researched the social impact of the Habitat program, a social welfare program headed by the Secretary of Social Development (SEDESOL) for Mexico. She also conducted research for The Center for Regional Change to provide their local partners with tools to identify environmental and health risks, and has volunteered as a data analyst for Bankers Without Borders with the Grameen Foundation. Ana is an avid reader, photographer, and traveler, whose travels have allowed her to expand her search for the perfect burrito.
- Masters of International Affairs, Economic Development, University of California San Diego
- Bachelor of Arts, International Relations with an emphasis on Global Environment, Health, and Natural Resources, University of California Davis
Areas of Expertise
- Early Childhood
- Housing + Community Development