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MA (International Educational Development), Teachers College, Columbia University; BA (English Literature) Dickinson College, USA.

Shannon Kobran leads the SDG Academy’s Kuala Lumpur team as part of the new SDSN-Asia office of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network, having spent three years as an Education Manager in the New York office. Prior to joining SDSN, she coordinated outreach and development for a small nonprofit that promotes global citizenship through cultural exchange between international students and local communities in New York City. Her first career, before transitioning to international education, was as an editor and project manager for a leading educational publisher. Shannon holds an MA in International Educational Development from Teachers College, Columbia University, where her research thesis focused on the intersection of technology and intercultural education; and a BA from Dickinson College, USA, where she studied English literature.

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