Ioana Calcev is a Strategy Officer at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. She previously worked at the Boston Consulting Group, at Goldman Sachs in their Global Investment Research division and at the White House. Ioana graduated from Harvard with a degree in economics and government. In college, she was actively involved with Harvard World Model United Nations, the International Relations Council and the Harvard Institute of Politics. Ioana is of Romanian origins but grew up in the suburbs of Chicago.