Girls' Secondary Education in Developing Countries

Secondary education grantmaking aims to improve participation by marginalized girls in quality, relevant secondary education, with the expectation that advances will have positive implications for both girls and boys.  Read our strategy

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Improving Learning Outcomes for Children Worldwide

A report by the Learning Metrics Task Force offers recommendations for a holistic and innovative framework to help countries and international organizations measure and improve learning outcomes for children and youth worldwide. Read More

MacArthur Foundation welcomes Moutushi Sengupta as new director of our #India office: http://t.co/bxB3Ly9JKH #Population #GirlsEducation

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Pratham Program Gives Girls a Second Chance

In addition to education courses, the Pratham Open School provides young women some vocational skills so that they are able to “pay back” for the course in kind by promising to teach at least 20 children ... Read More
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Assessing Existing and Needed Research in Secondary Education

The report reviews evidence to date on post-primary education and highlights gaps in the literature, with a focus on identifying policies that should be given the highest priority for future research. Read More
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About the Partnership to Strengthen Innovation and Practice in Secondary Education

MacArthur operates with the belief that the scale and complexity of challenges to secondary education and the range of involved actors requires a collaborative approach. Read More
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About the Partnership to Strengthen Innovation and Practice in Secondary Education

MacArthur operates with the belief that the scale and complexity of challenges to secondary education and the range of involved actors requires a collaborative approach. Read More

Staff

Portrait of Barry Lowenkron

Barry Lowenkron

Vice President, International Programs
Portrait of Raoul J. Davion

Raoul J. Davion

Associate Director, Girls' Secondary Education

Renee Munro

Executive Secretary
Portrait of Dipa Nag Chowdhury

Dipa Nag Chowdhury

Deputy Director, India Office
Portrait of Stephanie Platz

Stephanie Platz

Chief of Staff and Director of Strategic Planning
Portrait of Kole A. Shettima

Kole A. Shettima

Director, Africa Office

Oladayo (Dayo) Olaide

Deputy Director, Nigeria Office
Portrait of Yvonne Darkwa-Poku

Yvonne Darkwa-Poku

Program Officer
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Jennifer Humke

Program Officer, Digital Media & Learning
Portrait of Kristen J. Molyneaux

Kristen J. Molyneaux

Program Officer, Development and Education

Erin Sines

Acting Director, Population & Reproductive Health

Michelle Holmes

Special Assistant
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Gabriela Suarez

Program Administrator
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Laura Young

Program Associate