Maria Marta Ferreyra is a senior economist at the Office of the Chief Economist for Latin America and the Caribbean of the World Bank. Her research specializes in the Economics of Education, with special emphasis on the effects of large-scale reforms. She has conducted research on charter schools, private school vouchers, public school accountability, and school finance reform for primary and secondary education in the United States, and on higher education in Latin America and the Caribbean. Her research has been published in books and leading academic journals. Prior to joining the World Bank, she served as a faculty member at the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University. She holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She is originally from Argentina, and lives with her husband and two daughters in Washington, D.C. At SJI, she serves as the chair of the Marketing and Enrollment committee, and of the Fundraising committee.