Nicole Goldin (Twitter @nicolegoldin) is consulting Lead Economist and Policy Advisor to the World Bank and Solutions for Youth Employment Coalition (S4YE). She was the Lead Author of the report Toward Solutions for Youth Employment: A 2015 Baseline Report. She is also an adjunct professor at George Washington University’s Elliot School of International Affairs and non-resident senior associate at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) where she was previously the founding director of the Youth Prosperity and Security Initiative and architect of the Global Youth Wellbeing Index. Prior, she was Senior Advisor at the State Department and U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) where she led the creation of its first-ever Youth In Development Policy. Goldin holds a Ph.D. in economics from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) in London, UK.