Claudia Costin is the founder and director of FGV CEIPE-Center for Educational Policies, a think-and-do tank within Getulio Vargas Foundation, a leading private University in Brazil where she is a professor. She is a visiting professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and was a Senior Director for Global Education in the World Bank. Claudia Costin was Secretary of Education of Rio de Janeiro and Federal Minister for Public Administration and State Reform. In 2018 she joined the Global Commission for the Future of Work at the International Labor Organization (ILO) and more recently she joined both Governing Boards from Unesco UIL – Institute for Lifelong Learning and Qatar Foundation. She is a week columnist for Folha de São Paulo, a most prestigious news paper in Brazil, and a commentator for Education at CNN Brazil.