The WISE Research Series

Ms Lindsay Adams

Position: Consultant, World Bank
Country: United States of America

Ms Lindsay Adams is a consultant focusing on early childhood development, with work spanning the global education, health and nutrition sectors. At the World Bank, she is part of the core team for the Investing in the Early Years Initiative. She has authored numerous SABER (Systems Approach for Better Education Results)-ECD country reports, including co-authoring the book Early Childhood Education and Development in Indonesia: An Assessment of Policies Using SABER. Other recent Bank projects include developing a child health and nutrition indicator system with the Ministry of Health in Seychelles. Lindsay worked with Results for Development as lead consultant for the Global Partnership for Education 2010-2014 Interim Evaluation, and co-authored a discussion paper on GPE’s role in supporting knowledge exchange and good practice. With R4D, she also co-authored a study prepared for the International Commission on Financing Global Education Opportunity on gaps and opportunities in the global education architecture. She has also worked with Save the Children on ECD research and advocacy.

Lindsay has an AB from Princeton in Politics, an M.A. in Near Eastern Studies from NYU, and an Ed.M. in International Education Policy from the Harvard Graduate School of Education.  She speaks Arabic and has studied Persian.