Drilona Emrullahu, is a Research Analyst with the Africa Division Team of Institute for Capacity Development at the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Prior to joining the Fund, she consulted for the Country Economics and Engagement Department of the International Finance Corporation (IFC) where she supported the Europe and Central Asia team on country strategies and economic research and analysis. Prior to IFC, she worked alongside faculty at the Duke Center for International Development (DCID) in researching and developing curriculum for international development executive education programs. Before joining the Duke community, Drilona ran a successful consulting firm in her home country of Kosovo where she played a key role in winning, and successfully managing research and development projects for international development agencies, government institutions and the private sector. Drilona holds a Masters in International Development Policy from Duke University and a dual-accredited (UK/US) BA Degree in International Business from Richmond, The American International University in London.