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

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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

"In India, Revealing the Children Left Behind"

The New York Times
Tina Rosenberg , 1987 MacArthur Fellow
Related Grantee: Pratham USA
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Initiative to Focus on Girls’ Secondary Education

More than 30 groups have joined the project, called Collaborative for Harnessing Ambition & Resources for Girls Education, or CHARGE, which is expected to aid about 14 million girls in the next five years. Read More


Portrait of Stephanie Platz

Stephanie Platz

Interim Managing Director, International Programs
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Raoul J. Davion

Associate Director, Girls' Secondary Education
Portrait of Moutushi Sengupta

Moutushi Sengupta

Director, India Office
Portrait of Kole A. Shettima

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
Portrait of Gabriela Suarez

Gabriela Suarez

Program Administrator

Media Contact

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Meredith Klein

Communications Officer, Public Affairs