Radhika Iyengar has a Ph.D. in Economics of Education from Teachers College at Columbia University in 2011. As the Education Director for the Millennium Villages Project (MVP) for 10 countries in Africa and the Scale-up Operations at the Earth Institute Columbia University, Dr. Iyengar oversees multi-country research projects. She also holds an Adjunct Assistant Faculty position at the Teachers College, where she taught graduate level courses on Evaluation Research Methods and Data Analysis for Developing Countries. Dr. Iyengar is the Principal Investigator on multiple research studies at the Earth Institute. Her research interests in conducting evaluation of educational programs and international educational development is in line with her role and responsibilities at the Earth Institute.