Dale leads advocacy and communication efforts for UNICEF Office of Research – Innocenti. He has served in a communication and partnership capacity with UNICEF since 1992 and has carved out a specialization in leading large scale public advocacy efforts in support of legislative and policy reform for child rights. In China he orchestrated UNICEF support for passage of the first Family Violence legislation. In the Philippines he led a lobbying coalition that secured passage of the first juvenile justice system law. He expanded UNICEF’s social media initiatives for the promotion of child rights in China reaching almost 3 million regular followers. In Albania and the Philippines Dale pioneered efforts to include the voices of disadvantaged young people on nationwide broadcast television. He holds a BA in creative writing from Hamilton College and an EdM from the Harvard Graduate School of Education.