Emily Sylvia

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Senior Policy Manager, J-PAL Global

Emily Sylvia is a Senior Policy Manager at J-PAL, where she manages the Agriculture sector. Under J-PAL's Agriculture sector, she advises the Agricultural Technology Adoption Initiative (ATAI) and the Digital Agricultural Innovations and Services Initiative (DAISI) and liaises with the UM6P-J-PAL Agricultural Lab for Africa (UJALA).

Prior to joining J-PAL in 2018, she was a Fulbright Public Policy Fellow in Guatemala, where she conducted a landscape analysis of information and communication technology in the delivery of agricultural extension services. She also served as a Peace Corps Response Volunteer in the western highlands of Guatemala.

Emily holds a Masters of Public Administration in Development Practice from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs and a BS in International Development from the University of Arizona.