Ms. Mita Gupta
Ms. Mita Gupta is Early Childhood Development Specialist at the UNICEF Regional Office for South Asia. She has worked in the field of education (including on early childhood education, disability inclusive education, gender and education, and reaching out-of-school children), early childhood development, and gender and development for over 20 years. She has worked in the Asia-Pacific region with UNICEF and UNESCO and at UNICEF Headquarters. Before joining the UN, she worked in a gender and development NGO, AWID, in Washington, DC, and in a state adult literacy programme in Oregon in the United States. She holds a Master’s in Education degree from the Harvard Graduate School of Education.
Early Childhood Development (ECD) is the foundation to transform societies and generations. A good foundation starts right from conception, and makes a difference throughout a person’s life, and gives the next generation a better start.
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