Magdalena holds a degree in Social Anthropology from Universidad de Chile and Master of Public Administration from LSE. She has worked in the public sector, international organizations and research institutions. She was an advisor for the Chilean Ministry of Finance focusing on gender inequalities in the educational system and job markets, as well as worked on the reform to the national child protection system. Additionally, she was a consultant for UN’s Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean on projects centered on school segregation and fiscal sustainability in Latin America. More recently, she coordinated an international cooperation project on labour market inclusion of people with disabilities funded by IDB.
Supervisors: Professor Stephen Jenkins, Dr Berkay Özcan