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Access to Education: Who has it and why it matters


November 24, 2010


NYU Downtown - Woolworth - 15 Barclay Street, NY, NY


The Center for Global Affairs at NYU-SCPS and the AS/COA held a Fall 2010 Issue Launch of Americas Quarterly featuring a discussion on the challenges and advances in improving access to quality education in the Americas featuring experts, authors and policy makers from NYU, Columbia University, NGOs and the private sector.

Topics discussed included innovation in education, the role of the private sector, how to close the inequality gap and measuring performance in education.
Guest Panelists:
  • Lindsay Weil - Scholastic Inc.
  • Francisco L. Rivera-Batiz - Professor of Economics and Education, Columbia University
  • Luanne Zurlo – Founder, President & Executive Director, WorldFund
  • Patricio Navia - Adjunct Professor, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies & Center for Global Affairs, NYU
Moderated by:
  • Jason Marczak - Director of Policy, Americas Society and Council of the Americas and Senior Editor,     Americas Quarterly
Friday, December 3, 2010
NYU Downtown – Woolworth
15 Barclay Street
6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Registration: 5:30 – 6:00 p.m.

A reception followed the discussion

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