Claudia Costin is the founder and director of the Center for Excellence and Innovation in Education Policies (CEIPE), a think and do tank within Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV), a leading private university in Brazil, where she is also a professor. Until 2018, Costin was a visiting Professor at the Harvard School of Education. Prior to founding CEIPE, she was a Senior Director for Global Education at the World Bank. Before joining the World Bank, Costin served as Secretary of Education of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Her former positions include Secretary of State of Culture at São Paulo and Federal Minister for Public Administration and State Reform. She has also held academic positions at the Catholic University of São Paulo, Getulio Vargas Foundation in Sao Paulo, INSPER Institute of Education and Research, and École Nationale d’Administration Publique in Québec. In 2018, she joined the Global Commission for the Future of Work at the International Labor Organization (ILO) and in November 2020, she joined the Governing Board of the Unesco UIL – Institute for Lifelong Learning.