Hiwot Kifle is a Finance Assistant at the Mercatus Center and the Institute for Humane Studies. Before joining IHS, she worked at UNICEF as an office assistant and clerk. She has an AA in Business Administration from Borough of Manhattan Community College, as well as a BS in Business with a concentration in Accounting from the University of Phoenix. She is passionate about solving problems and seeing things balance and is excited to pursue her accounting dreams in the finance world. Hiwot enjoys cooking international dishes, reading, and traveling.