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Assistant Professor of Education

Guilherme Lichand

Faculty Affiliate
King Center on Global Development

Assistant Professor of Education
Graduate School of Education

Co-Director
Lemann Center

Guilherme is an Assistant Professor of Education at the Stanford GSE. His research focuses on sources of educational inequities in the global South and on solutions with the potential to overturn them. He holds a PhD in Political Economy and Government from Harvard University. He was previously the UNICEF Professor of Child Well-being and Development at the University of Zurich. Guilherme is also a co-founder of Brazilian EdTech Movva, a student success management system supporting vulnerable students graduate college. He was acknowledged by the Schwab Foundation as top-10 Brazilian social entrepreneur in 2020 (post-Covid legacy) and by MIT Technology Review as the top under-35 Brazilian innovator in 2014.

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