Alessandra Sanchez Godinez holds a BA in economics from Mexico's Autonomous Institute of Technology (ITAM). She is mainly focused on poverty and inequality reduction through the design of sustainable public policies. She collaborated as a volunteer for Techo, a Latin-American NGO focused on poverty reduction, since she was 17. Alessandra also has experience working in housing, migration and public health projects. For the last couple of years she worked as a research analyst in Mexico's central bank (Banco de Mexico). At Yale, she focuses on economic development, sustainability and demographics.