Ana-Maria Colina

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Senior Policy Associate, J-PAL Global

Ana-Maria Colina is a Senior Policy Associate at J-PAL Global, where she works on the Crime, Violence, and Conflict sector. In this role, she writes policy publications, supports the Crime and Violence Initiative, and helps develop new research partnerships.

Prior to joining J-PAL, Ana-Maria worked as a research assistant for the Development Data Lab and Center for International Development and Conflict Management. She also volunteered for a women's advocacy group in Guayaquil, Ecuador, supporting community outreach programs and as a youth tutor for the immigrant and refugee population in Columbus, Ohio.

Ana-Maria holds a master’s degree in international economics and finance from Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies. She also graduated from the Ohio State University with bachelor’s degrees in economics and international development.
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