Title: Senior Education Specialist
Bio: Adriana Jaramillo is a Senior Education Specialist and Human Development Coordinator for the Skills Employment and Labor Mobility (SELM) Program, based in Marseille at the newly established Center for Mediterranean Integration. She joined the World Bank in 1996 and has extensive experience in Education Policy and Management from Early Childhood Development to Higher Education. She has worked on post conflict and in conflict countries such as Sierra Leone, Congo and Guinea Bissau, as well as middle income countries in Latin America, Tunisia and Jordan. Since 2004, she has focused her work on higher education policy and practice, in particular addressing the challenges of quality, relevance, governance and financing of the sector in the Middle East and North Africa. She has been posted in West Bank and Gaza and currently in Marseille where she is leading a Governance and Quality Higher Education Program for the Middle East and North Africa Region.