Ghada Ahmed is the founder of Insurgent Business Analytics. Her work focuses on assessing the role of firms, policy, and trade on the economic, social, and environmental sustainability of communities. Previously, she was lead socio-economist with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and the World Bank and a senior researcher with the Duke Global Value Chains Center. She is a recognized author with over 30 reports, book chapters, articles, journal publications, and numerous presentations in global fora. Ahmed graduated from Duke's Master of International Development Policy program in 2010.