Emily Myers is a research analyst in the Poverty, Health and Nutrition Division at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI). Since joining IFPRI four years ago, she has worked on qualitative studies across Africa south of the Sahara and in Bangladesh. She uses qualitative methods to examine gender, women’s empowerment, and participation in agricultural value chains. She also facilitates IFPRI’s Gender Task Force, a cross-institutional group that supports researchers incorporating gender into their work and disseminates IFPRI’s gender research. She earned a Master in Public Health from Emory University in 2017.