Lydia (Ypsse)  Kim

Lydia (Ypsse) Kim

Extended Term Consultant, Poverty and Equity Global Practice, World Bank

Lydia Kim is an extended term consultant in the Poverty and Equity Global Practice, where she works on issues related to poverty and inequality in the East Asia and Pacific region with a particular focus on China and Mongolia. Prior to this position, she was based in Yangon, Myanmar, contributing to capacity building, poverty measurement, and impact evaluation efforts. Before joining the Bank, Lydia was a research fellow at the Kennedy School of Government, J-PAL, and Harvard Business School. She holds a master's degree in Public Administration/International Development from Harvard Kennedy School and a bachelor's degree in economics from Wellesley College.