Our Mission is to create and curate relevant content on the SDGs, share innovative pedagogies and training models, and nurture a global community of learners to prepare this generation and the next to achieve sustainable development.


Our Vision is a world in which the 17 Sustainable Development Goals are achieved through the efforts of multiple generations of educators, policymakers, practitioners, and citizens. By providing avenues of learning, collaboration, and partnerships, the SDG Academy will mobilize a truly global movement aimed at advancing sustainable development everywhere.


massive open online courses to date

territories 193+
alumni 700k+
Visitors per country 1

Our Team

We are a team of experts in international development, policy, pedagogy and content production, passionate about leading global education for sustainable development.

Jeffrey Sachs

President, SDSN

Patrick Paul Walsh

Director, SDG Academy

Amber Webb

Managing Director, SDG Academy

Lucia Rodriguez

Director, Master's in Development Practice Program Secretariat

Kayla Colyard

Education Manager, New York

Jessica Crist

Education Manager, New York

Sherlina Kaur

Education Manager, Kuala Lumpur

Shannon Kobran

Regional Team Lead for Asia, Kuala Lumpur

Imran Mohd Rasid

Education Manager, Kuala Lumpur

Sam Loni

Director, Global Schools Program

Amanda Abrom

Program Manager, Global Schools Program

The SDG Academy is made possible through the generous support of the Jeffrey Cheah Foundation.
Support from other donors is gratefully acknowledged.

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