INTERNATIONAL EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

IEDP offers a year-long International Speakers Series that brings leaders from across the development spectrum. Over recent years, leaders have come from such organizations as the World Bank, Unicef, UNESCO, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, Aga Khan Foundation, World Vision, Vanderbilt University and Columbia University Teachers College.

 

IEDP 2015-16 Speaker Series

Ahmed Boukous, Royal Institute for the Amazigh Culture (IRCAM), Sept 17 2015

Henry Levin, Columbia University, Jan 21 2016

Marlaine Lockheed, Princeton University, Feb 11 2016

Saniye Gülser Corat, UNESCO, Mar 24 2016

Pia Britto, UNICEF, March 31 2016

Julian Cristia, Inter-American Development Bank, Apr 7 2016

*Speaker events are open to all in the University of Pennsylvania community.


IEDP 2014-15 Speaker Series

Wadi Haddad, World Bank (Retired), Sept 25 2014

Scott Paris, Educational Testing Services, Oct 13 2014

Rami Khouri, Issam Fares Institute American University of Beirut, Nov 20 2014

Shirin Lutfeali, Save the Children, Feb 26 2015

M. Najeeb Shafiq, University of Pittsburgh, Apr 9 2015

IEDP 2013-14 Speaker Series

Abhimanyu Singh, UNESCO, Sept 26, 2013

Joshua Muskin, Aga Khan Development Network, Oct 17, 2013

Dileep Ranjekar, Azim Premji Foundation, Nov 14, 2013

Benjamin Piper, RTI International Kenya-PRIMR, March 17, 2014

Nick Burnett, Results For Development, April 24, 2014

Jeffrey Sachs, Director of The Earth Institute - Columbia University, Apr 30, 2014

IEDP 2012-13 Speaker Series

Frances Vavrus, University of Minnesota, Sept 17

Elizabeth King, Director of Education - World Bank, Oct 11

Hiro Yoshikawa, Harvard Graduate School of Ed, Nov 26

Monisha Bajaj, Columbia University, Nov 29

Fida Adely, Georgetown University, Feb 6

Jordan Naidoo, UNICEF, Feb 28

I.V. Subbarao, UNESCO - Paris, May 7

IEDP 2011-12 Speaker Series

Stephen Heyneman, Vanderbilt University, Jan 18

Robert Prouty, Education for All - Fast Track Initiative, Feb 16

Amy Jo Dowd, Save the Children, Mar 23

Patrice Engle, California Polytechnic State University, Mar 30