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Karen Mundy

Chief Technical Officer, Global Partnership for Education

Dr. Karen Mundy is the Chief Technical Officer at the Global Partnership for Education (GPE). 

Dr. Mundy comes to GPE from the University of Toronto’s Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE), where she has served as the Associate Dean of Research, International and Innovation, and a professor in the Department of Leadership, Higher and Adult Education. Dr. Mundy also held a Canada research chair from 2002 to 2013. 

Committed to playing an active role in policy dialogue about education and international development, Dr. Mundy has authored and contributed to policy papers and evaluation reports for many of the international organizations and development partners who belong to the Global Partnership including, among others, the World Bank, USAID, the Hewlett Foundation, the Open Society Foundation, the International Development Research Centre, CIDA (now DFATD), UK DFID and UNICEF. She also served as the acting chair of the GPE independent evaluation committee in 2013.