Politics, Business & Culture in the Americas

WEBCAST: Confronting the Education Crisis- How to Rebuild Latin America’s Human Capital

On February 8, AS/COA hosted a conversation about the urgent action needed to prevent a lost generation.
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On February 8, Americas Quarterly held a virtual event examining how to address the region’s education crisis. In Latin America, schools were fully or partly closed for more than 230 days due to the pandemic, and the impact threatens not only individuals, but entire economies. Top thinkers discussed what governments and the private sector can do to help. This event was hosted by:

The program was livestreamed on this page on February 8, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. ET.

You can also watch this event on Twitter and YouTube.


  • Fernando Reimers, Ford Foundation Professor of the Practice of International Education and Director of the Global Education Innovation Initiative and of the International Education Policy Master’s Program, Harvard University @FernandoReimers
  • Claudia Costin, Founder and Director of the Center for Excellence and Innovation in Education Policies (CEIPE) and Professor, Getulio Vargas Foundation @ClaudiaCostin
  • Cecilia Tornaghi, Managing Editor, Americas Quarterly @ctornaghi (moderator)

This event was produced in partnership with:

Tags: Education, Events, The COVID Generation
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