Anna Popova

Anna Popova completed her PhD in Educational Policy joint with Learning Sciences and Technology Design at Stanford University in 2021. Her research focused on how teacher training and education technology interventions can be designed to improve student learning in developing countries. Prior to beginning her PhD, Anna worked as a consultant for the World Bank, designing, implementing, and evaluating education projects across Latin America and Africa, as well as conducting research on human development more broadly. Previously, she worked on labor market issues at the Inter-American Development Bank, for the UNDP’s Chernobyl Recovery and Development Programme, and on social entrepreneurship in South Asia. Anna also holds a B.A. in Economics and Management from the University of Oxford and a M.Sc. in International Development from the London School of Economics.