Emiliana Vegas

Emiliana Vegas is Senior Fellow and Co-Director of the Center for Universal Education at The Brookings Institution in Washington, DC. Prior to joining Brookings, Vegas spent 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 including policies to leverage technology to accelerate learning and skills development, raising teacher effectiveness, school finance policies, 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.