George-Ann Ryan is a New York-based Antiguan researcher, cat mom, social media and digital account manager-for-hire, and Economist-in-Training with a focus on development, labor, and urban economics. She serves as Chief Financial Officer at The Sadie Collective — an organization dedicated to the representation and advancement of black women in economics.
Prior to her most recent role as a Summer Research Associate at The Hamilton Project inside The Brookings Institution, George-Ann has served as a Research and Administrative associate at the Economic Security Project working to provide economic security for all, presented her research on gentrification and urban transport trends at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas 11th Annual Economic Scholars Program Conference, attended the 61st UN Women’s Commission on the Status of Women (UN CSW 61) with the Feminist Majority Foundation and Girls Learn International, and worked in Communications and Development for the social enterprise VisionSpring.
She is a Masters of International Affairs (MIA) Candidate at Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) with a concentration in Economic and Political Development and specialization in Advanced Policy and Economic Analysis and a proud Pace University, NYC alumna where she was awarded a B.A. in Economics, magna cum laude with a focus on quantitative research methods and French.