Lorena Moreno

Tufts University

Lorena is a social economist, passionate about maternal and child health, and the eradication of poverty. She holds a bachelor's degree in Economics from the Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador and master's degrees in Economics from the Latin American Faculty of Social Sciences and in Social Research Methods from the London School of Economics and Political Science. Currently, she is a doctoral student in Economics and Public Policy at Tufts University, Boston. With over ten years of professional experience in quantitative research on social issues such as poverty and inequality, education, water, sanitation and hygiene, employment, health and nutrition, child development, and food insecurity, I have a solid academic background in statistics, microeconomics, and econometrics. Lorena has served as a leader on various interinstitutional projects related to the production and analysis of statistical information based on surveys, censuses, and administrative records. She has experience in establishing strategic relationships in both the public and private sectors, as well as in international cooperation.