Teodora drives forward Pearson’s strategy and investments in the development of education solutions for underserved communities. This includes developing and implementing multi-year social innovation partnerships with international organizations and other stakeholders. Teodora joined Pearson from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), where she led communications and knowledge management work on business models that deliver both social and commercial returns. Prior to that she worked as a corporate sustainability consultant in Lebanon, and in New York City with the East Harlem Tutorial Program, a non-profit organization that runs K-12 after-school programs and public charter schools for low-income students. Teodora has a B.A. in Political Studies and Human Rights from Bard College, and an M.A. from Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs.
Director of Social Innovation, Pearson