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Christine Elizabeth Horansky is an education communications specialist for the World Bank, working to advance the conversation on key elements of global education policy. Horansky helped support international efforts, such as the United Nations Millennium Development Goals campaign for universal primary education and gender equality. A graduate of Harvard University, she holds a masters in International Education Policy and a bachelors in International Relations from Mount Holyoke College. In September 2011, Chrissy was named a Global Shaper by the World Economic Forum.
Education is one of the best investments donor countries can make in the fight to end poverty, promote democracy and reduce dependence on foreign aid. It has an incredible multiplier effect on health and economic growth among other development priorities. And yet assistance for global education is only a fraction of the 1 percent of government spending in the United States that goes to foreign assistance.
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Christine Elizabeth Horansky is an education communications specialist for the World Bank, working to advance the conversation on key elements of global education policy. Horansky helped support international efforts, such as the United Nations Millennium Development Goals campaign for universal primary education and gender equality. A graduate of Harvard University, she holds a masters in International Education Policy and a bachelors in International Relations from Mount Holyoke College. In September 2011, Chrissy was named a Global Shaper by the World Economic Forum.

Education is one of the best investments donor countries can make in the fight to end poverty, promote democracy and reduce dependence on foreign aid. It has an incredible multiplier effect on health and economic growth among other development priorities. And yet assistance for global education is only a fraction of the 1 percent of government spending in the United States that goes to foreign assistance.

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