Q&A | Pia Rebello Britto | 2021 Feb. 17
From SDG Academy
Dr. Pia Rebello Britto is the UNICEF country representative for the Laos People Democratic Republic, and served as UNICEF's global chief and senior adviser on early childhood development. Prior to joining UNICEF, she was the assistant professor at Yale University, and is internationally renowned for her work on developing, implementing and evaluating early childhood programs and policies 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.
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