Emilia Galiano is a Private Sector Development Specialist of the Women, Business and the Law project. She leads the activities around data quality and integrity. In addition, she oversees the development of a new area of research to measure the effective implementation of laws benchmarked by the Women, Business and the Law project. Emilia joined the team in January 2021. Before joining, she led a team of community engagement and facilitation professionals at the World Bank Group, working on mainstreaming and strengthening the more than 300 Communities of Practice across the organization, as a way to connect development practitioners with the practical and localized knowledge. She holds a Master’s Degree in International Political Economy from Bologna University and a Master's Degree in International Relations from John Hopkins’ School of Advanced International Studies. She is fluent in Italian, German, and Spanish.