Girls' Secondary Education in Developing Countries

Seeking to nurture learner-centered secondary education models that equip economically marginalized girls with a core set of 21st century skills and attributes so that they have the opportunity to make decisions appropriate for their lives. Read our strategy

What's New


New @TEPCentre survey to generate data on foundational literacy, numeracy skills of Nigerian children: #LEARNigeria

New @UNESCO portal provides resources leading to improved secondary education outcomes:

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Supporting Use of Evidence in International Education

A new portal provides a dynamic online resource for education policymakers, practitioners, NGOs, and researchers to access evidence and information for improving primary and secondary education internationally. Read More
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Assessing Foundational Education in Nigeria

The Education Partnership Centre, a MacArthur grantee, has launched LEARNigeria, a citizen-led survey that will generate data on the foundational literacy and numeracy skills of Nigerian children. Read More

Thank you to our grantees increasing educational opportunity for girls around the world. #InternationalWomensDay

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A Dearth of Women Teachers in Rajasthan

A MacArthur-supported study from the Education Research Unit shows there is a paucity of women math and science teachers in Rajasthan, India. Read More


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Stephanie Platz

Managing Director, International Programs
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Raoul J. Davion

Associate Director, Girls' Secondary Education
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Moutushi Sengupta

Director, India Office
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Kole A. Shettima

Director, Africa Office
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Dipa Nag Chowdhury

Deputy Director, India Office
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Oladayo (Dayo) Olaide

Deputy Director, Nigeria Office
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Kristen J. Molyneaux

Program Officer, Development and Education
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Michelle Holmes

Special Assistant to the Vice President of International Programs
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Ken Lee

Senior Executive Assistant
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Gabriela Suarez

Program Administrator

Media Contact

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Meredith Klein

Communications Officer, Public Affairs