Brenda Sciepura is a PhD student at UC Berkeley. She received her Master of Public Affairs degree from UC Berkeley’s Goldman School of Public Policy, where she focused on the improvement of public management and development opportunities through rigorous impact evaluation. Prior to graduate school, Brenda worked for non-profit organizations committed to promoting entrepreneurship and financial inclusion in low-income populations. She also supported local government agencies in Latin America to become more integrated, agile and innovative in service provision. She holds a BA in Political Science and International Relations from the Catholic University of Argentina.