Education Researcher (Sports for Development)
Michelle is an education researcher with UNICEF Office of Research – Innocenti, focused on qualitative research for the Time to Teach and Sport for Development Projects. She has worked with the UN on a range of issues related to children’s schooling: from child labour in agriculture and youth employment at FAO and ILO, to her previous experience at Innocenti, where she led the research translation and dissemination of cash transfer programming in Africa. Michelle also has classroom teaching and field experience working directly with students, parents, teachers, and communities to improve learning outcomes and empower children. Michelle holds an MA from Stanford University in International Education Administration and Policy Analysis.