LEAP Fellow

Lissett Babaian

Lissett Mary Babaian has worked across the education sector to improve access to quality education globally. She has developed an award-winning preschool cartoon, managed the education innovation portfolio of Africa’s largest scholarship program, designed Armenia’s first US-accredited undergraduate program, and served as the managing director of an educational consultancy as well as the principal of two innovative schools.

She is currently a Practitioner Fellow at the University of Virginia Humanitarian Collaborative and a consultant for the Connected Learning in Crisis Consortium (CLCC), a project led by UNHCR and Arizona State University. She has worked in Latin America, Eastern Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Middle East and holds a Master of Education from Harvard University and a Bachelor’s Degree from Duke University.