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Annual Spencer Lecture at AERA: Dr. Hiro Yoshikawa


Dr. Hiro Yoshikawa, Co-Director of the Global TIES for Children Center at New York University, recently gave the 2023 Annual Spencer Lecture at AERA.

On April 15, 2023, Dr. Hiro Yoshikawa gave a talk entitled, "Understanding and Supporting the Learning of Young Refugee Children." Click here to watch the lecture video.

Dr. Yoshikawa leads the research and evaluation for the MacArthur Foundation 100&Change and Lego Foundation funded partnerships of the Sesame Workshop with the International Rescue Committee and BRAC to provide early childhood programming for Syrian refugee families in the Middle East and Rohingya refugee families in Bangladesh (with Alice Wuermli).

For more information on Dr. Yoshikawa's work on the power of integrating educational media with early childhood development services, please see this report about the partnership between Sesame Workshop and the International Rescue Committee funded by a MacArthur 100&Change grant.



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