Dambisa Moyo worked at Goldman Sachs for eight years. Previously she worked for the World Bank as a consultant. Moyo completed a Ph.D. in economics at Oxford University and holds a master's from Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government. She was born and raised in Lusaka, Zambia.

In an exclusive excerpt from Dead Aid, controversial economist Dambisa Moyo says celebrity and governmental assistance for African nations has made a bad situation much worse.