Sally Gear is a Senior Education Adviser at the UK’s Department of International Development . She currently leads the UK’s £355mn Girls Education Challenge programme and has worked on girls’ education for over fifteen years. Prior to joining DFID, she lectured in Social Development and Gender and Development at Manchester University, worked for the British Council as Regional Education Adviser in Africa and Education and Gender Adviser at the VSO HQ. Sally is a member of the UNGEI Global Advisory Committee.
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