Marie Agosta holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, with a specialisation in international relations from Emmanuel College in Boston, MA. She is a Dual Degree student from the London School of Economics. At the LSE, she specialised in social policy. At the Hertie School, she studied public policy with a continued focus on social policy, especially labour market policy, and policy analysis. Through the Peace Corps, she spent over two years working on education and gender initiatives in Ethiopia. This was followed by two years of non-profit work and experience in the consultancy field.