Q&A | Hiro Yoshikawa | 2020 Jun. 4
From SDG Academy on 4 June, 2020
This live Q&A session took place on June 4, 2020, and answered questions related to early childhood development, particularly in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic and in light of the protests against racism in the US (and around the world).
Dr. Hirokazu Yoshikawa is the lead faculty for the SDG Academy course The Best Start in Life: Early Childhood Development for Sustainable Development. He is the Courtney Sale Ross Professor of Globalization and Education at NYU Steinhardt and a University Professor, and Co-Director of the Global TIES for Children center at NYU. He is a core faculty member of the the Psychology of Social Intervention and Human Development and Social Intervention programs at Steinhardt. A community and developmental psychologist who studies the effects of public policies and programs related to immigration, early childhood, and poverty reduction on children’s development, Prof. Yoshikawa conducts research in the United States and in low- and middle-income countries. His current projects include leading the research and evaluation for the MacArthur Foundation 100&Change and Lego Foundation funded partnerships of Sesame Workshop with the International Rescue Committee and BRAC to provide early childhood programming for Syrian refugee families in the Middle East and Rohingya refugee families in Bangladesh. Learn more about Prof. Yoshikawa here: https://steinhardt.nyu.edu/people/hirokazu-yoshikawa