The WISE Research Series


Ms Lianqin Wang

Position: Lead education specialist, the World Bank
Country: United States of America

Ms Lianqin Wang is a Lead Education Specialist with 20 years of experience at the World Bank. Dr. Wang has led teams to design and implement investment and technical assistance projects, and analytical studies in basic, secondary, and higher education, as well as early childhood education, in Middle East and North Africa, East and South Asia, Africa, and the Caribbean regions. Her technical expertise includes education policy analysis, monitoring and evaluation, early childhood education, and management information systems. Prior to joining the World Bank, Dr. Wang taught early childhood education in Nanjing Normal University and did research on early childhood education at the National Institute of Education Sciences in China.

Lianqin holds a Master’s and a Doctoral degree in Education from Harvard University and a Master’s degree in Early Childhood Education from Wheelock College, Boston.