Yamil Ruiz is a Project and Research Officer at Data-Pop Alliance. He holds a BA in Political Science and International Relations from the Center of Research and Teaching in Economics (CIDE). He studied Public Policy Analysis and is fluent in Spanish, English, French.
At a prestigious think tank in Mexico, he developed research on youth development and education policy. He conducted applied research for many government agencies, including the National Council of Social Policy Evaluation and the National Council for Science and Technology. He studied the impact of educational interventions on young women and evaluated a digital education program.
Subsequently, he worked for two years as a Political Analyst at the Consulate General of Mexico in Chicago (Ministry of Foreign Affairs), where he drafted reports on migration, public health, Mexico-US relations and human rights. During that experience, he fostered environmental partnerships at the international level and he analyzed the impact of the pandemic on vulnerable populations of the United States.
He is now based in Mexico City, where he previously worked at the Office of the Minister of Public Education and the National Electoral Institute. He participated in many initiatives on data for sustainable development in South Korea, Colombia and France. He has a strong interest in quantitative methods for social science, public policy analysis and international development.