Antonieta Castro-Cosío

Antonieta Castro-Cosío, Ph.D. in public and urban policy from the New School for Social Research, is currently a research consultant for a private investment firm in New York. Prior to this, she worked as a research associate at MDRC, a social policy evaluation firm based in New York, contributing to projects including the first randomized controlled trial of a microfinance program in the United States. Before her doctoral studies, she served as director of the UK-Mexico Sustainable Development Dialogue at the British Embassy in Mexico. She holds a B.Sc. in international relations from Tec of Monterrey (Campus Monterrey) and a M.Sc. in development management from the London School of Economics.

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