Julia Heiss is a social anthropologist and education planner with extensive experiences in design and implementation of education programs in the area of science education, technical and vocational education, girl’s education, education for sustainable development, education for sustainable consumption and climate change and DRR education. She has worked for the United Nations Education Culture and Science Organization (UNESCO) for 20 years in Kenya, France and coordinated programs in several other countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America. She has also worked for the Global Monitoring Report for Education For All. Mrs. Heiss is currently working in the Regional Office for Southern Africa, based in Harare, Zimbabwe. She holds a MA in Social Anthropology as well as a MA in Education.