News in “Girls' Secondary Education in Developing Countries”

Video: The Education Crisis in Developing Countries

Rebecca Winthrop of the Brookings Institute, details the educational crisis for children in developing countries and its impact on the respective countries' economic success. Read More
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Global Compact on Learning

A report by the Brookings Institution calls for a global policy on access to quality education and learning for youth in the developing world, especially poor girls who are often left behind and disadvantaged. Read More
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Increasing Female Teachers in Africa

This literature review examines empirical evidence that shows how increasing female teachers in primary education may improve girls’ educational achievement and attainment. Read More

$1.2 Million to Support Research and Collaboration on Girls’ Secondary Education in the Developing World

In support of girls’ post-primary education in developing countries, MacArthur awarded four grants totaling more than $1.2 million. Read More
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Harnessing Corporate Philanthropy to Educate the World’s Poor

A report by the Center for Universal Education at Brookings suggests specific opportunities to achieve greater impact in educating the world’s poor through corporate philanthropy. Read More

Slideshow: Girls' Education in Developing Countries

MacArthur’s post-primary education grantmaking aims to improve participation by marginalized girls in quality, relevant post-primary education, with the expectation that advances will have positive implications for both girls and boys. Read More
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White Papers in Support of Girls' Post-Primary Education in Developing Countries

These documents find that girls’ access to education continues to be a challenge acutely felt in particular regions and countries of the developing world and that gaps persist in the quality of girls and boys’ learning. Read More

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Stephanie Platz

Interim 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

Michelle Holmes

Special Assistant
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Gabriela Suarez

Program Administrator
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Laura Young

Program Associate