Karol Boudreaux is the Senior Land and Resource Governance Advisor at USAID where she supports USAID Missions, Bureaus and Offices to design, develop and implement activities to secure land rights and to create policies that reflect the key role land plays in promoting development objectives. Karol, a lawyer, was previously Chief Program Officer at Landesa, a global non-profit that works on land issues around the world and she also previously served as the Africa land tenure specialist with the U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID). She has published widely on topics related to land tenure and property rights and earned her B.A. from Douglass College, Rutgers University, and her J.D. from the University of Virginia.