Nina is the Director of Refugee Education Programs at Kepler and Southern New Hampshire University. She is currently living in Rwanda, researching and documenting the progress on Kepler’s pilot program for delivering higher education in Kiziba refugee camp, in partnership with Southern New Hampshire University. Prior to joining Kepler, Nina worked with the Humanitarian Innovation Project, a research group based in the Refugee Studies Centre at the University of Oxford conducting research on bottom-up innovation, refugee livelihoods, and the economics of forced displacement. Nina holds a Master's Degree in Refugee & Forced Migration Studies from the University of Oxford, where her thesis focused on refugee education programs in Kenyan refugee camps. She was formerly a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar to Tanzania, where she taught in under-served government primary schools. Nina graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Philosophy in International Studies & African History from the University of Pittsburgh, where she first developed an interest in refugee education through volunteering as a tutor with resettled Somali Bantu refugees. Nina also has previous work experience in research and publication with Forced Migration Review, Oxford Monitor of Forced Migration, and Save the Children UK.