Verónica Boix-Mansilla

Veronica Boix-Mansilla, Ed. D. Harvard University, is a Senior Principal Investigator at Project Zero, Harvard Graduate School of Education, Director of Research at Re-imagining Migration and Senior Fellow in Museum Practice at the Smithsonian

An international expert on global competence education, her research examines conditions that enable individuals to understand and take action on the most pressing issues of our times (migration, globalization, climate change) through quality disciplinary and interdisciplinary work.  Boix-Mansilla’s research and publications address the development and assessment of global competence among students, signature pedagogies in global competence education; learning environments that foster long-lasting global competence dispositions; as well as cultural re-interpretations of global competence in China, Japan, Vietnam, Argentina and the USA.  Her most recent initiative Re-imagining Migration examines the importance of nurturing young’ peoples global competence dispositions to build more inclusive societies for immigrant-origin and receiving youth. 

Boix-Mansilla co-led the conceptual development of key global competence frameworks at the OECD-PISA, Project Zero, Asia Society, Council of Chief Academic Officers. She works nationally and internationally with institutions such as the OECD, the International Baccalaureate, the DC Public Schools, the National Gallery of Art, the Smithsonian Institution, and the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting to advance research-based education innovations for an interconnected world on the move. She has received multiple awards including a Doctorate Honoris Causa from the International University of Catalunya.