Dora Simroth graduated in 2015 with a Dr. rer. oec. from the Humboldt University of Berlin. She was a student in the Berlin Doctoral Program in Economics & Management Science. Dora was awarded an ESMT PhD Fellowship in 2008, 2011, 2012 and 2013. From June 2009 to April 2011 she assisted Prof. Rajshri Jayaraman with her DFG-Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (German Research Foundation) project, The effect of school lunches on schooling outcomes.