Ana has over 11 years of experience in international development, working in local governments, private consulting, and multilateral organizations across 19 countries in Africa, Latin America, the Middle East, and North America. Most of her analytical and operational work at the World Bank focuses on two areas: (i) migration and forced displacement, coordinating multi-sectorial responses for situations of fragility, conflict, and disasters; and (ii) local economic development through community-driven development and municipal management. She is responsible for strengthening the migration and social inclusion agenda in Colombia, Central America, and the Dominican Republic. Prior to the Bank, Ana worked as an Operations Officer at the Direction of Competitiveness and Public Policy at CAF, and as a consultant for local governments in Latin America and the United States. Ana graduated as an Economist from Universidad Católica Andrés Bello in Caracas, and holds a MSc. in Public Policy from The University of Chicago and a certificate in Survey Methodology from the University of Maryland-University of Michigan Joint Program. She speaks Spanish, English, Portuguese, and French.