Dr. Aisha K Yousafzai completed her doctoral degree at the Institute of Child Health, University College London with a focus on international child health, nutrition and development. Her research has focused on understanding integrated early childhood interventions. She has 20 years of field research experience in low- and middle-income countries having lived and worked in South Asia and East Africa and led programme evaluations in Central and Eastern Europe. The goal of her research is to promote early childhood development, and to support capacity in order to develop, evaluate and improve early childhood interventions. Her work primarily focuses on:
Dr. Yousafzai also serves on a number of global advisory groups on ECD for agencies such as UNICEF, WHO and the World Bank.