Sunniva Bloem is a junior associate at the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) in London. She holds a BA in economics from Barnard College, Columbia University, and an Msc in development studies from the London School of Economics and Political Science. She has previously worked for Helen Keller International, the Women’s Refugee Commission and the U. N. High Commissioner for Refugees. Her work has allowed her to live in an array of global cities including Phnom Penh, New York, Manila, Geneva and London. She is passionate about urban development, particularly in emerging markets.