Noah Yarrow, a California native, joined the World Bank in May 2010 as a part of the Latin American and Caribbean education team. While there he worked on education initiatives in Haiti, Guyana and Colombia in addition to regional analytic activities. He currently focuses on student learning outcomes and teacher practices in Lebanon, Tunisia and other countries in the Middle East and North African region. Prior to joining the Bank, he worked on a range of issues including education, economic development and humanitarian affairs in the Russian Federation, Central Asia, South Asia and Latin America for agencies such as MSF, ICRC and EDC. Noah holds a Master’s Degree in Development Management from the London School of Economics and a Master’s of Adolescent Education from Pace University.