Christine Power is a policy analyst in International Programs who joined PRB in 2018. Her focus is on the implementation of youth-friendly family planning services and empowering youth advocates for family planning. Power previously worked at the Tanzanian-German Programme to Support Health in Dar es Salaam and at the Institute for Reproductive Health and the World Health Organization. Power holds a master’s degree in global health from the Georgetown University and a bachelor’s degree in international relations from Boston University. She speaks intermediate French.
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…