Hannah Barber

ROTH/SEGAL JOHN MONASH HARVARD SCHOLARSHIP

MASTER OF EDUCATION IN HUMAN DEVELOPMENT AND PSYCHOLOGY AT THE HARVARD GRADUATE SCHOOL OF EDUCATION

Hannah has a Bachelor of Arts in Politics and International Studies and a Master of Teaching with First Class Honours from The University of Melbourne. Hannah was a rower, winning a silver medal at the Australian National Rowing Championships. Prior to attending Harvard University, she worked as an early childhood teacher at Gowrie Victoria and was a member of the Gowrie Victoria Leadership and Learning Consultancy Team. She has also worked with Early Childhood Australia, the peak national body for early learning. Hannah is currently working with the Harvard Center on the Developing Child – a world renowned R&D platform that uses the latest scientific insights to improve the life outcomes of all children. Upon returning to Australia, Hannah hopes to be able to use these insights to drive systemic change across the early childhood education policy and practice landscape to ultimately improve life outcomes for the next generation.