Magdalena Isaurralde is a social policy and social protection specialist and was most recently a Social Policy and Research Officer for UNICEF Angola.

Magdalena holds an MSc in International Project Management and an MSc in Development Studies with a specialization on microfinance in public policy. She is currently pursuing a PhD at the School of Advanced Studies in Social Sciences (EHESS) in Socioeconomics and focused on microfinance to access basic services.

In addition to being a native speaker of French and Spanish, Magdalena is also fluent in English and Portugese.