Marina Elefante is a Private Sector Development Specialist of the Women, Business and the Law project. She leads research on childcare policies and the project's engagement with stakeholders. She joined the team in 2015. Before joining the team, Marina drafted legal aid legislation for the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), taught international human rights law at Yeditepe University in Istanbul and led human trafficking legal reform programs at The Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies. She graduated cum laude from the University of Naples Law School and holds an M.A. in Human Rights and Humanitarian Action from the University of Siena, Italy, and an LL.M. with distinction in International Legal Studies from Georgetown University Law Center. She speaks Italian.