Policy Analyst

Estela Zuzunaga is a Policy Analyst at the Georgetown Center on Poverty and Inequality. She conducts policy research and analysis on caregiving and post-secondary education.

Previously, Estela served as a research assistant at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), where she helped execute the Evidence Map Gap for the Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index (WEAI), and assisted in the preparation and design of a randomized control trial (RCT) child educational project in Mozambique. She was also a research assistant at the Political and Economic Development lab at Brigham Young University and an intern at the Salt Lake City Peruvian Consulate.

Estela completed her Master of International Development Policy degree at the McCourt School of Public Policy at Georgetown University, and received her B.A. in International Relations with a minor in International Development from Brigham Young University.

In her free time, she enjoys Latin dancing, audiobooks, and yoga.