Clementina Acedo

Clementina Acedo, PhD


PhD (Stanford University)

Director General, Webster University Geneva

Dr. Clementina Acedo is Director General of Webster University Geneva (since 2014). Prior to her leadership at Webster, she was the Director of the UNESCO International Bureau of Education in Geneva, from 2007 to 2014.

In her prior university service, she was Director of the Institute for International Studies in Education (IISE) and Professor of Comparative Education and Philosophy at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Acedo also previously worked for the World Bank in education for the East Asian Region.

She holds a PhD in International Comparative Education, as well as Master’s degrees in Philosophy and International Development Education from Stanford University.

In addition to her university teaching and leadership experience, she has published extensively on international education policy, teacher education, international education reforms and curriculum development.