Andrew Cunningham

Global Advisor, Education, Aga Khan Foundation

Andy Cunningham is the Global Education Advisor with the Aga Khan Foundation based at its headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. Andy co-leads AKF’s global education portfolio, working in partnership with governments, school faculties, parents and communities to develop affordable, innovative solutions that raise the quality and accessibility of public school systems for marginalized children across 16 countries in Eastern and Western Africa, Central and Southerd Asia, the Middle East and Europe. He oversees AKF’s global school improvement and EdTech programming for children in primary and secondary education. Cunningham graduated summa cum lude from Duke University with a double major in International Comparative Studies and Chinese. He received a Master’s and PhD in Comparative International Education at Oxford University with distinction. He is recipient of the Marshall Scholarship, Truman Scholarship, Robertson Scholarship, Goldman Sachs Global Leaders Award, and Oxford University’s Vice Chancellor’s Award for Social Impact.

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