A/Prof. Ariane De Lannoy is a Chief Research Officer at SALDRU. Her work involves developing and coordinating a “Youth Focus” within the existing Poverty and Inequality Initiative of the University of Cape Town. Prior to joining SALDRU/PII, she worked as a Senior Research Officer at the Children’s Institute of UCT for 5 years. Ariane holds a PhD in Sociology from UCT, and her dissertation looked at educational decision-making in the era of AIDS.