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Christina Kwauk is a fellow in the Center for Universal Education and associate director of the Monitoring and Evaluation of Climate Change Education (MECCE) Partnership Project hosted at the University of Saskatchewan.

At Brookings, Christina manages the Echidna Global Scholars Program, a visiting fellowship aimed at building the evidence in girls' education while building the research capacity, leadership, and professional networks of girls' education leaders. She has also advised the Obama Foundation’s Girls Opportunity Alliance and chaired the Girls CHARGE initiative. Her research focuses on girls’ education in developing countries, gender equality in education, 21st century skills and youth empowerment, and the intersections between gender, education, and climate change,

Christina is a co-author (with Gene Sperling and Rebecca Winthrop) of What Works in Girls’ Education: Evidence for the World’s Best Investment, and has published numerous policy papers on girls’ education, education and climate change, as well as academic articles on gender, education, and sport for development. She has conducted field research in Asia and the Pacific Islands and was formerly a consultant for Save the Children and the East West Center.

Christina holds a PhD in Comparative and International Development Education from the University of Minnesota, a MA in Social Sciences from the University of Chicago, and a BS in Psychology from Sewanee: The University of the South.

Christina Kwauk is a fellow in the Center for Universal Education and associate director of the Monitoring and Evaluation of Climate Change Education (MECCE) Partnership Project hosted at the University of Saskatchewan.

At Brookings, Christina manages the Echidna Global Scholars Program, a visiting fellowship aimed at building the evidence in girls’ education while building the research capacity, leadership, and professional networks of girls’ education leaders. She has also advised the Obama Foundation’s Girls Opportunity Alliance and chaired the Girls CHARGE initiative. Her research focuses on girls’ education in developing countries, gender equality in education, 21st century skills and youth empowerment, and the intersections between gender, education, and climate change,

Christina is a co-author (with Gene Sperling and Rebecca Winthrop) of What Works in Girls’ Education: Evidence for the World’s Best Investment, and has published numerous policy papers on girls’ education, education and climate change, as well as academic articles on gender, education, and sport for development. She has conducted field research in Asia and the Pacific Islands and was formerly a consultant for Save the Children and the East West Center.

Christina holds a PhD in Comparative and International Development Education from the University of Minnesota, a MA in Social Sciences from the University of Chicago, and a BS in Psychology from Sewanee: The University of the South.

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