Roberta Allport is a native of the Caribbean island of Dominica. Prior to Yale, Roberta graduated from St. John’s College, University of Oxford in 2013 with a first-class honor’s degree. After college, she worked in a variety of roles, comprising international and community development, sustainable tourism, and post-disaster economic recovery. At Yale, Roberta has specialized in international development, project management, and data analysis with particular emphasis on small-island developing states. She developed anti-corruption and technology policy papers for the Office of the President of Mexico in conjunction with the inter-American Development Bank, as well as joint strategic goals and impact assessment measures for a women’s education and microfinance foundation in Maharashtra, India.  She also helped to organize the second annual Yale Conference on Sustainable Development in Latin America and the Caribbean and served as a teaching fellow for courses on professional ethics, social and economic feminist theory, and economic development. Over the course of her program, she interned for United Nations Development Program’s Regional Bureau for Latin America and the Caribbean (UNDP RBLAC), helping to organize the 9th Biennial CARICOM-United Nations General Meeting, working with the various country offices to synthesize and analyze the efficacy of current UN- CARICOM projects. She also worked with the UNDP RBLAC and the United Nations Environmental Program (UNEP) to develop a long-term national strategic plan for the Co-Operative Republic of Guyana. After Yale, Roberta aims to work in the private sector on corporate social responsibility and sustainable value chain reform.