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Ornella is a fifth year PhD student in Economics. Her research focuses on education and demographic diversity. Her dissertation investigates bilingual and cultural-friendly programs for indigenous students in Mexico; furthermore, she has run several experiments concerning the impact of demographic diversity on group learning and teamwork. Before starting her PhD, she has worked as a consultant for the World Bank in the Balkans on a project training young entrepreneurs from the region and as a field coordinator for Bocconi University in Sierra Leone on a project on harmful social norms and girls’ education.