Mary Joy Pigozzi

Executive Director, EAA’s Educate A Child Programme

Dr. Mary Joy Pigozzi is Executive Director of the Educate A Child programme of EAA. Before joining EAC, she served as Senior Vice President and Director of the Social Change and the Cross Sector Solutions Groups at FHI 360 where she oversaw work on international exchanges, the application of technologies, civil society and governance, social marketing, gender, knowledge management, energy, the environment, and economic development. Previously, she directed the Global Learning Group of the Academy for Educational Development. She joined AED in 2006 from UNESCO headquarters in Paris, where she was Director of the Division for the Promotion of Quality Education. Before that she was Senior Education Advisor for primary education at UNICEF and responsible for the development of both the UN system-wide Girls’ Education Initiative and UNICEF’s global Girls’ Education Programme.