Alex Reed is a program assistant in International Programs. She joined PRB in 2019. Reed previously worked at the Society for International Development, Washington Chapter (SID-W), as a program associate. She also has interned at the International Rescue Committee in Charlottesville, Virginia, working with refugees and special immigrant visa holders to help them obtain employment. Reed holds a bachelor’s degree in political and social thought and economics from the University of Virginia.
Education Matters: Keeping Girls in School Can Improve Economic Development in Burkina Faso’s Sahel Region
Girls’ educational attainment affects the human capital of Burkina Faso’s future
labor force, shaping their economic opportunities and their country’s economic
growth. In northeastern Burkina Faso, educational attainment in the Sahel Region
lags compared to the rest of the count…