Clementina Acedo (Venezuela)

Ms Acedo holds a Licenciatura en Sociologia (1982) from Universidad Católica Andrés Bello (Caracas, Venezuela), an MA in International Development Education (1984), an MA in Philosophy (1988) and a PhD in International Comparative Education (1997), all from Stanford University.


Since 2001, Ms Acedo has been a Professor and Co-Director of the Institute for International Studies in Education at the University of Pittsburgh, USA. Previously she worked as the National Director of a UNDP Social Development Programme in Venezuela, then as Researcher, International Consultant and Professor at a Research and Public Policy Institute (Instituto de Estudios Superiores de Administración-IESA) in Caracas and as Education Specialist at the World Bank.


She has extensive experience in organizing, administering and doing research and in implementing cooperation projects with international organizations. Her research experience and project activities have concerned Latin America, East Asia, Eastern Europe, Africa and the Middle East.


Ms Acedo assumed the role of Director of the IBE on 15 February 2007.