February 1, 2019

Thanks to Will Brehm for the interview on FreshEd Podcast. Listen to hear more about learning equity and the connection between education and development. Find the interview and the transcript at the link below:


"What’s the connection bet...

February 1, 2019

Positive social change is not for the timid.

In the course of the federal trial over Harvard’s affirmative action policies, the university had to defend policies created in an attempt to bring a more diverse group of students to a campus that has long been a preserve of the white...

October 5, 2018

Listen to a radio interview with Suzanne Grant Lewis, IIEP Director, and Daniel Wagner, one of the editors of Learning at the Bottom of the Pyramid - How Education and Development Policies Can Impact the World - on Wharton Business Radio from the University of Pennsylvania....

October 3, 2018

As published in The Hill - 03.20.2018

By most accounts, Mike Pompeo earned his new job as Secretary of State by urging the U.S. to flex its muscle in North Korea, Iran, and other hotspots around the globe. But if Pompeo is to succeed as secretary, he'll have to do better at deploy...

October 3, 2018

 As Published in The Hill - 11.17.2017

In Independence Hall — one of the few UNESCO World Heritage sites in the United States — our nation’s founders laid out a vision that protected human rights, the rule of law, education and culture.

U.S. leaders again championed these values in...

April 19, 2018

On March 2-3, 2017, University of Pennsylvania held an international conference in Philadelphia on

"Learning at the bottom of the pyramid", with a focus understanding learning among poor and marginalized populations in low-income countries. Surprisingly little is known about how c...

March 23, 2017

"This book greatly advances our knowledge and understanding of how to improve learning for all - especially for those who have been most marginalized, such as the poor, girls, and women, indigenous populations, migrant and more." [from the forward]

- Irina Bokova, Director-General...

October 13, 2015

As published in Project Syndicate - 10.13.2015 

Few public figures have captivated America’s attention quite as much as Pope Francis did when he visited the United States in September. During his six-day tour, he challenged Americans to contemplate the issues of poverty, social ju...

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