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Ricardo Perez-Pineda, an experienced sustainable international development professional, focuses on improving outcomes for people in under-resourced and marginalized communities. He brings extensive expertise in youth development, culturally responsive education, curriculum design, and differentiated learning.
 
Drawing on strong management and communications skills, Perez-Pineda advances the goals of innovative international development initiatives. Before joining EDC, he was a charter school teacher and an HIV/AIDS educator in Tanzania. He also co-authored a report on immigration policy that he presented at the White House.
 
Perez-Pineda holds an MA in Sustainable International Development from The Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University and a BA in Chicana/o Studies from the University of California, Los Angeles. He is fluent in Spanish and English, with a basic knowledge of Swahili and Kinyarwanda.