Odile Mukiza is an MPP candidate at the Yale Jackson School of Global Affairs. Prior to joining Yale, Odile was an economic policy analyst at the Office of the Prime Minister of Rwanda where her primary responsibilities were to advise the Prime Minister and other high government officials on the private sector promotion-related policies, strategies, and projects. She has worked on a wide range of policy and strategy drafting exercises, and project implementations, including shaping the needed institutional and legal frameworks to establish Kigali as an International Financial Center. During her time at Yale, Odile is looking to focus on economic policy and development, evidence-driven strategies to improve private sector competitiveness, and public-private partnerships. She received her BA magna cum laude in international economics with a finance minor from Texas Christian University. Odile is fluent in French and Kinyarwanda; she hopes to improve her Spanish language skills while at Yale.