Hannah Brown is currently a research assistant at the Center for Global Development, a non-profit think tank. Originally from Longview, Texas, Hannah attended Brandeis University where she received her bachelor’s degree in Economics and International and Global Studies (IGS) and master’s degree in International Economics and Finance. While pursuing her master’s, Hannah was fortunate to meet her friend Peter who introduced her to the BEL project. A lover of books and education from a young age and passionate about increasing access and opportunities for all, Hannah was inspired and joined the team. She wants to be a lifelong learner, and she hopes the BEL will create many generations of avid learners able to pursue their dreams.