In Asia and the Pacific, children with disabilities have been hit harder by the learning crisis and pandemic than most. Quick action is needed to give them the inclusive education they deserve.
Bethany Davidson-Widby has worked in the field of international development for almost 20 years, with expertise in early literacy and numeracy, women’s education and empowerment, education in conflict and crisis, inclusive education, STEM education, WASH and nutrition. She has designed and led multiple projects and evaluations on six continents, with her most recent work designing and leading a women’s literacy and numeracy pilot in Papua New Guinea. She holds a kindergarten through grade eight teaching license in the US, and possesses a Master’s Degree in Elementary Education, a Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Bachelor of Arts degrees in International Business and International Relations, and a Certificate in International Development Evaluation.