“Without quality education, nothing can be achieved,” says Vicky Colbert, founder/director of Escuela Nueva, in a video honoring her selection as the 2013 recipient of the Wise Prize for Education.

Colbert, who received the Henry R. Kravis Prize in Leadership in 2011, was chosen because of her organization’s long efforts to improve education in Colbert’s native Colombia. Colbert received the award during the fifth World Innovation Summit for Education held in Qatar. The announcement of Colbert’s award also includes the following video:




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