Stefania joined UNICEF Office of Research – Innocenti in May 2021. She is working to support the READ Team with the ‘Time to Teach’ research project. Prior to joining the Office of Research, Stefania has gained considerable field experience monitoring teacher pedagogical practices in rural public schools and conducting classroom observations and learning measurements for early childhood education with the Ministry of Education in Peru. She has also supervised fieldwork activities to measure socioemotional skills in primary school age students, their teachers and caregivers during the COVID-19 school closures in Peru. Stefania holds a Master's degree in Sociology of Childhood and Children's Rights at University College London (UCL) and a BA degree in Educational Psychology from Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú.