Ihssane Loudiyi a Junior Professional Associate in the Growth and Crisis Program at the World Bank Institute. She is involved in web management, research assistance, and program coordination, and participates in the planning of programs, delivery of activities, and capacity development. Ihssane holds two B.A. degrees in Economics & Business and Computer Science, and her areas of interest include cluster development, innovation and competitiveness, and private sector development. She has experience working with a number of regions in the Bank, including EAP and AFR.