Tracy Wilichowski is an Analyst in the Education Global Practice, focusing on how teacher professional development can improve student learning in low- and middle-income countries, and on support for teachers more broadly. In this capacity, she provides research and technical assistance support to education projects and ministries of education around the world, mostly in Africa and South Asia. Before joining the Bank, she designed and evaluated development projects for technology start-ups, social enterprises, and government agencies. She also taught for two years with the Teach for America program as a secondary English and reading instructor in the Miami-Dade school district. In 2014, she was awarded a Rotary International Global Grant Scholarship to study Development Management at the London School of Economics and Political Science, where she earned her M.Sc. She holds a B.Sc. in philosophy and history from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh.