Karol Mark Yee

Karol Mark Yee currently leads YouthWorks PH, a five-year, USAID-funded Php1.7 billion workforce development project that will connect out-of-school youth with training and employment opportunities.

He previously served as the Executive Director IV for the Commission on Higher Education (CHED). He also previously served as Legislative Officer of former Senate President and now Special Envoy to the European Union, Edgardo J. Angara, working on Republic Act 10533 or The Enhanced Basic Education Act of 2013, and Republic Act 10410 or the Early Years Act, among others. He also headed the Conference Secretariat of the Global Organization of Parliamentarians Against Corruption (GOPAC), and the establishment of the Angara Centre for Law and Economics.

Mr. Yee co-founded and was in-charge of policy, evaluation and research of Habi Education Lab who works with schools and organizations to promote a culture of lifelong learning and innovation in the Philippines. He also co-founded EdBank to develop an evaluation plan for the “Let Us Learn” program in Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Liberia, Madagascar and Nepal.

He finished his Master in Education, International Education Policy at the Harvard University Graduate School of Education, as a Fulbright Scholar.

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