Senior Fellow and Co-Director, The Brookings Institution
Emiliana Vegas joined Brookings in 2019, after spending 20 years working in multilateral development institutions where she led research, operations and teams focused on improving education policies and programs in developing countries. She has written extensively on issues affecting education systems in Latin America and the Caribbean and other developing regions. Her papers and books cover topics ranging from policies to raise teacher effectiveness, to school finance and early childhood development policies. She has a Doctor of Education degree from Harvard University, a Master's of Public Policy degree from Duke University, and a Bachelor's degree in Communications from the Andres Bello Catholic University in Caracas, Venezuela.