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Rebecca Winthrop

Senior Fellow and Director of the Center for Universal Education at The Brookings Institution

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Rebecca Winthrop Biography

Rebecca Winthrop is a senior fellow and director of the Center for Universal Education. She is the former head of education for the International Rescue Committee, a humanitarian aid NGO. Her research focuses on education in the developing world, with special attention to the skills children need to succeed in life, and improving quality learning for the most marginalized children and youth, including girls and children affected by extreme violence.

Dr. Winthrop works to promote equitable learning issues for young people in developing countries. She advises governments, international institutions, foundations, and corporations on education and development issues, and provides guidance to a number of important education policy actors.

Prior to joining Brookings in June 2009, Dr. Winthrop spent 15 years working in the field of education for displaced and migrant communities, most recently as the head of education for the International Rescue Committee. There she was responsible for the organization’s education work in over 20 conflict-affected countries. She has been actively involved in developing the evidence base around and global attention to education in the developing world.

In her prior position, she helped develop global policy for the education in emergencies field, especially around the development of global minimum standards for education in contexts of armed conflict and state fragility.

Select recent publications include Millions Learning: Scaling Up Quality Education in Developing Countries with Jenny Perlman Robinson; What Works in Girls’ Education: Evidence for the World’s Best Investment with Gene B. Sperling; Why Wait 100 Years? Bridging the gap in global education, with Eileen McGivney.

She was educated at Columbia University, Teachers College (Ph.D., 2008), Columbia University, School of International and Public Affairs (MA, 2001), and Swarthmore College, (BA, 1996).

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Rebecca Winthrop

Senior Fellow and Director of the Center for Universal Education at The Brookings Institution

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Rebecca Winthrop Biography

Rebecca Winthrop is a senior fellow and director of the Center for Universal Education. She is the former head of education for the International Rescue Committee, a humanitarian aid NGO. Her research focuses on education in the developing world, with special attention to the skills children need to succeed in life, and improving quality learning for the most marginalized children and youth, including girls and children affected by extreme violence.

Dr. Winthrop works to promote equitable learning issues for young people in developing countries. She advises governments, international institutions, foundations, and corporations on education and development issues, and provides guidance to a number of important education policy actors.

Prior to joining Brookings in June 2009, Dr. Winthrop spent 15 years working in the field of education for displaced and migrant communities, most recently as the head of education for the International Rescue Committee. There she was responsible for the organization’s education work in over 20 conflict-affected countries. She has been actively involved in developing the evidence base around and global attention to education in the developing world.

In her prior position, she helped develop global policy for the education in emergencies field, especially around the development of global minimum standards for education in contexts of armed conflict and state fragility.

Select recent publications include Millions Learning: Scaling Up Quality Education in Developing Countries with Jenny Perlman Robinson; What Works in Girls’ Education: Evidence for the World’s Best Investment with Gene B. Sperling; Why Wait 100 Years? Bridging the gap in global education, with Eileen McGivney.

She was educated at Columbia University, Teachers College (Ph.D., 2008), Columbia University, School of International and Public Affairs (MA, 2001), and Swarthmore College, (BA, 1996).

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  • How to book Rebecca Winthrop?
    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Rebecca Winthrop for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Rebecca Winthrop, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Rebecca Winthrop or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Rebecca Winthrop?
    Booking fees for Rebecca Winthrop, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Rebecca Winthrop, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Rebecca Winthrop?
    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Rebecca Winthrop for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Rebecca Winthrop for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?
    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Rebecca Winthrop or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Rebecca Winthrop or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Rebecca Winthrop is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Rebecca Winthrop for your event is available upon request. Rebecca Winthrop generally travels from Washington, DC, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Vishakha N. Desai, Alisa Rubin, Sharath Jeevan, Urvashi Sahni, Emily Gustafsson-Wright, Jeffrey Rosen, Vicky Colbert, Strobe Talbott, William Easterly, Yinuo Li, Clive Lee, Ramin Farhangi, Simon Breakspear, Fernando Reimers, Daniel W. Drezner, Jane McAdam, Isabel V. Sawhill, Pamela Bardhi, Sabrina Osso and Carolina Huaranca. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Rebecca Winthrop for an upcoming event.

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  • Why so Many Children Miss out on Education: Rebecca Winthrop at ...
    Rebecca Winthrop: Next Steps for Improving Education Globally ...
  • Dr. Rebecca Winthrop, Brookings Institution - WISE 2015 Eminent ...

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