Nicole Goldin is a consultant with the World Bank, currently working with the Education Global Practice and MENA team. She was previously consulting Lead Economist and Policy Advisor to the World Bank’s Solutions for Youth Employment Coalition (S4YE) where she was the lead author of Toward Employment Solutions for Youth on the Move (2017), and Toward Solutions for Youth Employment: A 2015 Baseline Report; as well as principal architect of the S4YE Impact Portfolio. She is also non-resident Senior Fellow of the Atlantic Council and adjunct professor at George Washington University’s Elliot School of International Affairs. She was previously Interim Director of Economic Participation at FHI360, founding Director of the CSIS Youth Prosperity and Security Initiative where she created the Global Youth Wellbeing Index (2014), and Senior Advisor at the State Department and U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). Goldin holds a Ph.D. in economics from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) in London, UK.