Jessie Lu

Jessie Lu

Research Assistant, Growth Lab
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Jessie Lu started at the Center for International Development’s Growth Lab as a Research Assistant in August 2019. Prior to joining the Growth Lab, she worked as a Research Assistant in Global Health Policy at the Center for Global Development in Washington, DC, where she worked on a diverse set of projects ranging from capacity building in sub-Saharan Africa to the path to universal healthcare to analyzing multilateral bank replenishments.

She has also served as a Strategy & Knowledge consultant for the United Nations’ International Fund for Agricultural Development, focusing on global development finance research. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Anthropology with a concentration in Medical Anthropology and Global Health from the University of Pennsylvania.

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