Nzinga Broussard has over 14 years of research and applied experience in the fields of development, agriculture, and labor economics. She has held various positions in academia, the private sector, and the public sector. Her research focuses on the Black-White health gap, the measurement of food insecurity, the impact of social safety nets, and the effects of international immigration on the labor markets in developing countries. She began her career studying the challenges faced by the poor. She is now focusing her learnings and expertise on identifying solutions that can improve the lives of the poor in meaningful ways. Dr. Broussard has a joint doctoral degree in Economics & Public Policy from the University of Michigan and a B.A. in Economics and Mathematics from Oberlin College.