Salome Aguilar Llanes is a PhD student in the Department of Economics at MIT. Salo graduated from ITAM in Mexico City in 2019 and she received an MA in International Education Policy Analysis at Stanford University in 2020. In 2022 she co-founded Jóvenes Ayudando a Niñas y Niños a tutoring program in Mexico as part of her research. Her main research interests are in economics of education, development, and labor economics. Currently she’s working in a project studying to what extent charter school impacts are driven by their teachers’ value add.