Romina Boccia is a policy analyst at the Independent Women's Forum specializing in education, regulation, and economics.

She appears frequently on top national radio programs, has been published on, and blogs regularly for IWF.

In 2009, Romina was a Junior Fellow at IWF assisting with the MSNBC program About Our Children. She also interned at the Cato Institute Center for Trade Policy Studies, and participated in the Charles G. Koch Foundation market-based management internship program.

Romina has a global point of view. She lived in Germany, studied in Spain and Brazil, worked in Austria, and traveled Europe extensively.

She is also the owner of a small business which provides education and performances in Afro-Brazilian cultural arts. Romina holds a bachelors of science in economics degree with highest honors from George Mason University.

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