Brookings Institution

  • A Advocate
  • N Network
  • R Researcher


The Brookings Institution is a nonprofit public policy organization based in Washington, DC. Our mission is to conduct in-depth research that leads to new ideas for solving problems facing society at the local, national and global level. Brookings brings together more than 300 leading experts in government and academia from all over the world who provide the highest quality research, policy recommendations, and analysis on a full range of public policy issues.

Primary Functions

  • Networking/Convening
  • Research - policy analysis

Secondary Functions

  • Awareness Raising/Advocacy
  • Research - other

Geographic Scope

  • Global / regional

Areas of work Back to Top

Education topics addressed


  • Post-secondary
  • Primary completion
  • Primary enrollment
  • Primary to secondary transition
  • Secondary completion


  • Other

Other skills

  • Life skills/sexuality education
  • Rights/empowerment education
  • Social and emotional learning


  • School quality
  • School-related gender-based violence


  • Literacy
  • STEM

Cross-cutting topics addressed

  • Adolescent pregnancy/childbearing
  • Climate change
  • Early/child marriage
  • Economic/livelihoods (including savings/financial inclusion, etc.)
  • Female genital mutilation/cutting
  • Food/water security
  • HIV and STIs
  • Masculinities/boys
  • Migration
  • Nutrition
  • Other
  • Other aspects of sexual and reproductive health
  • Sports
  • Violence (at home, in relationships)
  • WASH (water, sanitation and hygiene)

Funders and partners Back to Top

Current girls' education partners

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Locations and contact information Back to Top


Brookings Institution

Headquarters location(s)

  • Washington, D.C., , United States of America

Office location(s)

  • United States of America


Brookings Institution

Locations of current girls’ education work

Map showing countries (listed below) where the organization is involved with girls' education programs

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