June 22, 7pm ET - Annual General Meeting: featuring Alice Albright on the impacts of COVID-19 on global education

By: Brier Published: 27/05/2021

Photo: GPE CEO Alice Albright during a school visit to the Masorie Primary School. Ms. Albright was in Sierra Leone for the launch of a GPE-supported program.

We are excited to announce Alice Albright, champion for global education and CEO of the Global Partnership for Education (GPE), will be guest speaking at the opening of Results Canada’s Annual General Meeting on June 22, 2021. 

Starting at 7pm ET, Ms. Albright will speak about the education crisis and the advocacy required to support those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Even if you’re not a member of Results Canada, all are welcome to join us to hear this renowned speaker. 

Here’s what you can expect to learn about:

  • How people are affected by the current global education crisis including the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on global education
  • The need for global education to be a critical component of the Canadian global response to the pandemic as it is fundamental to our ability to build back better
  • The importance of global advocacy for the GPE and how this contributes to its work to ensure equitable global education 

Stay with us for our AGM to follow.

More about Alice Albright:

Alice P. Albright is the Chief Executive Officer of the Global Partnership for Education. She has over 30 years of international experience in the private, non-profit and public sectors. 

Ms. Albright previously served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank), and the Chief Financial and Investment Officer for the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunizations (GAVI). 

Beforehand, Ms. Albright worked in banking, principally at J.P. Morgan. She received a B.A. with honors from Williams College, holds an M.A. from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs, and is a Charted Financial Analyst. Ms. Albright serves on the Board of Directors of the UNESCO Institute for Statistics, Global Board of UNICEF’s Generation Unlimited, the Board of Regents at Mercersburg Academy, and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. More recently, Ms. Albright was nominated by the President of France to serve as a member of the 2019 G7 Gender Equality Advisory Council.

We are looking forward to you joining us!

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