María Brown Pérez

Ecuador  |  Minister of Education, Government of Ecuador

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María Brown Pérez has served as Ecuador’s Minister of Education since May 2021. The Minister has a degree in International Relations from the Universidad de San Andrés in Buenos Aires, a master’s degree in Special Education from the Universidad Tecnológica Equinoccial, and a Higher Diploma in Project Design, Management, and Evaluation from the Latin American Faculty of Social Sciences (FLACSO). In her professional career, she won an education development competition at UNESCO to head educational issues in the Andean region, served as an advisor to the vice minister of the Ministry of Education of Ecuador, and served as the undersecretary of Special and Inclusive Education Foundations of Ecuador.