Yinan Zhang works on regional integration and programs addressing transboundary issues in South Asia, including climate resilience, water, trade facilitation, and connectivity. She has over seven years of experience working in the development field. Previously she worked in the Development Finance Trust Funds and Partner Relations unit, as a core team member delivering the 2017 Trust Fund Annual Report and supporting the World Bank Trust Fund Reform. She also worked on Ebola response in the education sector in Sierra Leone and Liberia, early childhood education in China, and vocational education in East Asia and Pacific. She is the co-author of the bilingual book “Challenges and Opportunities - Early Childhood Education in Yunnan”. Yinan holds a master’s degree in International Education Policy from Harvard University Graduate School of Education and a bachelor's degree in Economics and Spanish from Amherst College.