Alexandra Bracken is assistant director of the Center for Sustainable Development in the Global Economy and Development program at Brookings. Alexandra comes to Brookings with a decade of experience in sustainable development. Her past work experience includes research on gender equity in Central Asia as a consultant with the World Bank; managing the International Youth Foundation’s Mozambique portfolio, which included education and youth livelihoods initiatives; and working as a secondary school teacher in Cabo Verde and Mozambique as a U.S. Peace Corps volunteer. Alexandra has an M.S. in global human development from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service.