Pia Rebello Britto, Chief and Senior Advisor, Early Childhood Development
Full credit must be given.
Dr Pia Britto joined UNICEF in 2014 as Chief of Early Childhood Development, bringing with her many years of expertise in early childhood policy and programmes.
Prior to joining UNICEF she was an Assistant Professor at Yale University and is internationally renowned for her work on developing, implementing and evaluating early childhood programmes and policies around the world. This includes providing evidence for the role of governance and finance in national systems in achieving equity; developing models for quality early childhood services; promoting women’s economic empowerment, and the role of parents and caregivers.
Dr Britto has been the recipient of various awards and grants; has published articles, books and reports; and made numerous presentations at both academic and non-academic conferences and seminars.
She obtained her doctoral degree in Developmental Psychology from Columbia University.
IMAGE RELEASE - CREDIT: © UNICEF. This photograph is available for use by bona fide news media organizations as part of reports or feature stories on UNICEF. Release permission is hereby granted for this purpose on the following conditions: - Image content may not be changed by digital or any other means, except cropping. - Image may not be archived in any format or distributed to a third party by any non-UNICEF entity. No other rights than those specified are either granted or implied. THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST IN UNICEF.
Resources for the press
See UNICEF's range media contacts, available as communications resources for press colleagues.
Browse our extensive resources for journalists and media, showcasing UNICEF's efforts around the world.
Talk to our leading experts, available for commentary on child health, nutrition, protection, water, sanitation, and humanitarian crises.