Lorena Roque is a senior policy analyst for Racial Equity and Justice at American Progress. Prior to joining American Progress, Roque worked at the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy, focusing on federal tax policy and creating race methodologies with economic and tax data. Her work has been cited by media outlets such as The New York TimesThe Washington Post, MSNBC, and Bloomberg News.

Roque has interned for the Federal Fiscal team at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities and the U.S. House Committee on Financial Services. Roque holds a Master of Public Policy with a focus on economic policy from The George Washington University and a bachelor’s degree in economics from Southwestern University.