Nicole Goldin

Senior Advisor (non-resident), Project on Prosperity and Development, CSIS

Dr. Nicole Goldin is a recognized leader, entrepreneurial thinker, and strategic doer in global development, emerging markets, and international affairs; well-known especially for her pioneering work and insights concerning youth, young women, and girls. She is a private advisor (NRG Advisory) as well as consulting lead economist and policy advisor with the World Bank and Solutions for Youth Employment coalition. She is also professor at George Washington University's Elliott School of International Affairs, and non-resident expert with the Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS), where she launched the Youth Prosperity & Security Initiative and was architect of the Global Youth Wellbeing Index. A supporter of social enterprise, Goldin is on the Board of Educate! and is advisor to She's the First. Her insights have featured in CNN, The Huffington Post, SSIR, The Guardian, Devex, U.S. News, Voice of America, and WTOP. She served in senior positions in the Obama Administration at the State Department and USAID and has been engaged by and led collaborations with organizations such as the United Nations, Hilton, Ford Foundation, Clinton Global Initiative, Gerson Lehrman Group, Chemonics, IYF, and IFES. She has been in 70+ countries on all seven continents and holds a PhD in economics and masters degrees in development and international affairs.

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