LOLA of the Month, Romina Boccia
This month’s LOLA of the Month is Romina Boccia, who was recently promoted to the assistant director position at the Heritage Foundation Roe Institute for Economic Policy Studies.
Romina is lead author of two of Heritage's most visual and popular data reports: “Federal Budget in Pictures” and “Federal Spending by the Numbers. Romina's research has been published and quoted in and She's a frequent guest on talk radio and appears regularly on and In 2013, Romina was listed in the Independent Women's Forum list of women who should run for office.
Boccia was an associate at the Charles Koch Institute in 2011 and previously worked as a policy analyst at the Independent Women’s Forum and interned at the Cato Institute’s Center for Trade Policy Studies.
Boccia received her master’s degree in economics from George Mason University (GMU) in Fairfax, Va. She also holds a bachelor of science degree in economics from GMU, where she minored in data analysis and was honored with the Richard J. Ernst Award for Scholastic Achievement.
She was a fellow in the GMU Writing Center’s “Writing Across the Curriculum” program, rated one of the top 20 such programs in America. Her essay on the financial crisis of 2008 won the F.A. Hayek Essay Award.
Boccia is a founding member of Liberty Toastmasters, whose mission is to develop public speaking and leadership skills as well as the ability to persuasively communicate the moral and economic case for individual freedom, free enterprise and limited government.
Boccia, who was born and grew up in Augsburg, Germany, currently resides with her husband in Clinton, Md.
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