Annie Gapihan is an Urban Development Specialist at the World Bank. Since 2014 she has supported clients in South Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa, the Middle East regions on metropolitan management, spatial development, affordable housing, and livability. Prior to the World Bank Annie worked with the Wharton School’s International Housing Finance Program, organizing executive training programs and researching policy on affordable housing. Annie holds a Master in City Planning from the University of Pennsylvania and a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology.