Ms. Myers joined IFPRI as a senior research assistant in the Poverty, Health, and Nutrition Division in July 2017. At IFPRI, Ms. Myers is involved with qualitative research about gender and development. She also facilitates IFPRI’s Gender Task Force, a cross-institutional group that supports researchers incorporating gender into their work, identifies knowledge gaps pertaining to gender, disseminates IFPRI’s gender research, and links relevant gender policy research within the CGIAR.
Before joining IFPRI, Ms. Myers worked as a graduate research assistant on a mixed methods study sponsored by the World Food Programme and Emory University seeking to understand the relationships between women’s economic empowerment, food security, and intimate partner violence. She has a master in public health from Emory University and a bachelor of anthropology from the University of Minnesota—Twin Cities.
Languages spoken: English, Spanish