Yanis Ben Amor

Executive Director, Center for Sustainable Development - Columbia University

Professor Ben Amor led programs in Uganda and India to develop and allow access to Social and Emotional Learning curricula to children and adolescents. He has created mental health programs for school children in low-resource settings, and Digital Education tools to monitor children’s school absenteeism in India using fingerprint technology. He has also launched an initiative to provide Artificial Intelligence teaching tools to students in LMICs.