Andrea Tanco serves as Strategic Advisor to the President and as Associate Policy Analyst at the Migration Policy Institute (MPI). In her role as Strategic Advisor, she supports President Andrew Selee on MPI’s strategic positioning, institution building, development of new initiatives, leadership, and board management. As an Associate Policy Analyst, she provides qualitative and quantitative research support across programs. Prior to joining MPI, she worked with the Wilson Center's Mexico Institute and conducted research for Robin Wright, a joint fellow with the Wilson Center and the U.S. Institute of Peace. She holds a bachelor’s degree in government and a secondary degree in international relations from Smith College.