Research Manager at SDSN USA
Alainna is the Research Manager at SDSN USA, where she manages US-focused research, including the US Cities Sustainable Development Goals Index, and the Sustainable Development Goals of the US state-level report. She focuses on what it will take to achieve the SDGs in the US, with a particular focus on the Leave No One Behind Agenda. Prior to her work with SDSN, Alainna worked with the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) on the post-2015 and Leave No One Behind Agenda. She has also worked with World Health Organization, UnLtd and other organizations on original research and building evidence-based practice. Alainna began her career with Teach for America in New York City. Alainna holds an MSc in Evidence-Based Social Intervention from Oxford University, and a BA in Sociology from the University of Chicago.