Verónica Cabezas, Ph.D. Co-founder and Board President of Elige Educar
148 Horace Mann
Teachers College, Columbia University
Sponsored by the K-12 Outreach Program at the Institute of Latin American Studies at Columbia University and the Columbia Global Center in Santiago
Elige Educar believes every child has the right to have excellent teachers. It seeks to mobilize different social actors around its core belief that teachers are critically important to providing development opportunities to all children.
Verónica Cabezas is Assistant Professor at the School of Education of Universidad Católica de Chile. A researcher and social entrepreneur in education, she is also co- founder of Enseña Chile, Board member of EduLab and Fundación Oportunidad, and Advisory Board member of the Columbia Global Center in Santiago. An industrial civil engineer from Universidad Católica de Chile, Verónica Cabezas holds a Master’s degree in Educational Policy and a Ph.D. in Economics of Education from Teachers College, Columbia University.
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148 Horace Mann. Teachers College, Columbia University