GS10 Speakers

Dr Francesca Borgonovi


Senior Policy Analyst, Early Childhood and Schools Division, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

Francesca Borgonovi is a Senior Policy Analyst in the Directorate for Education and Skills at the OECD where she has been responsible for data analysis and analytical work in the PISA and the Survey of Adult Skills (PIAAC), with a particular focus on: gender and socio-economic disparities in academic achievement; outcomes of migrant and language minority students; and student engagement and motivation. Her recent publications include The ABC of Gender Equality in Education: Aptitude, Behaviour, Confidence and Immigrant Students at School - Easing the Journey Towards Integration. Before joining the OECD Francesca was based at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). Francesca has been Adjunct Professor at the Paris School of International Affairs at SciencesPo (Paris) and held visiting positions at the Goldman School of Public Policy at the University of California, Berkeley and the London School of Economics. Francesca holds a PhD from the London School of Economics.