Fei is a doctoral student studying education policy and program evaluation at Harvard University. Her research focuses on identifying effective interventions to improve student learning in low- and middle-income countries. She is also interested in providing robust evidence to answer policy-relevant questions. 

Prior to her doctoral studies, she worked as a research analyst for the World Bank, designing and evaluating education policy across Africa. She was a core team member of the World Development Report 2018: Learning to Realize Education’s Promise, where she focused on gathering evidence of ways to improve learning and other cross-cutting areas in human development. 

Fei holds a M.A. in International Economics and International Relations from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) and a B.A. in Spanish and International Economics from Beijing Foreign Studies University.