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Chief Executive Officer and Founding Partner, 270 Strategies
Meg Ansara grew up in a family of organizers and teachers. Today she serves as CEO and a Founding Partner at 270 Strategies, a progressive public engagement firm that helps organizations build winning campaigns and engage everyday people in their work. Previously, Meg served as the Battleground States Director for Hillary for America and National Regional Director for the 2012 Obama for America campaign, where she oversaw the grassroots and public engagement programs in the Midwest and southern states. She’s worked with political campaigns and party committees at the national and local level to provide strategic guidance and best practices. She also serves as an advisor to a number of foundations, advocacy and direct service organizations committed to improving public schools and ensuring all children have the opportunity to succeed in college and in life. Meg is a Boston native and graduate of Oberlin College, where she earned a BA in History and African Studies.
Chief Executive Officer, Education Leaders of Color
Layla Avila serves as CEO/Executive Director of Education Leaders of Color, a membership organization dedicated to elevating the leadership, voices and influence of people of color in education and to leading more inclusive efforts to improve education. Previously, she worked for more than 15 years at TNTP, a national nonprofit focused on improving educational quality for all students. There, she served in multiple leadership roles including Vice President of Teaching Fellows Programs, Executive Vice President for Strategic Partnerships and Chief of Staff to the CEO. Layla started her career with Teach For America in 1997, working as a bilingual and ESL teacher in Compton, CA and serving on the school’s Leadership Team. She also served as an analyst for the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans. She holds a BA in Economics from Columbia University and an MA in Public Policy from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.
Founder & CEO, Beloved Community
Rhonda Broussard has been a leader in diversity and international education initiatives throughout her career. In 2007 she established the St. Louis Language Immersion Schools (SLLIS), a charter management organization serving a diverse school community with language immersion and International Baccalaureate pedagogy, and served as its President until 2015. She is currently the founder of Beloved Community, a nonprofit organization that creates sustainable paths to diverse schools and communities. Rhonda is a Pahara-Aspen Institute Fellow and an Eisenhower Fellow. She completed her undergraduate studies in French and Secondary Education at Washington University in St. Louis and a Master of Arts degree in French Studies from New York University’s Institute of French Studies. Rhonda and her bilingual family currently reside New Orleans.
Chief Operating Officer, Independent Sector
Victor Reinoso is COO of Independent Sector, the nation’s leading voice for the charitable sector, and founder of Hopscotch Ventures, a mission-driven investment, advisory, and management firm focused on technology and real estate. A private and public sector entrepreneur, Victor has played many roles in K–12 and higher education. He has served as Senior Advisor on Innovation to the President of Georgetown University, as an elected school board member, and as Washington, DC’s first deputy mayor for education. As Deputy Mayor, he led the mayor’s takeover of the District of Columbia Public Schools and oversaw the city’s $1-plus-billion education budget and the largest capital investment in public buildings in DC history. Before public service, Victor was COO of the Federal City Council, CEO of RadioFutura (an early streaming media company), and a consultant to leading brands including AOL, PBS & Verizon. Victor is a member and moderator of the Aspen Global Leaders Network and the Pahara-Aspen Education Fellowship. He has served on multiple nonprofit boards, and is a Trustee of the District of Columbia Public Library. Victor is a graduate of Georgetown University and MIT.
Director de Asuntos Exteriores y de Extensión, Education Post
Chris Stewart es director de Asuntos Exteriores y de Extensión para Education Post, una organización no partidista de comunicaciones dedicada a obtener respaldo para las mejoras enfocadas en los estudiantes en la educación pública desde preescolar hasta la graduación de la escuela secundaria. Antes de eso, se desempeñó como director ejecutivo del Foro de Líderes Afroamericanos (African American Leadership Forum, AALF), una red intersectorial de líderes negros que trabaja para desarrollar e implementar un programa de política urbana en cinco estados del noroeste. En 2007, Chris fue elegido miembro de la Junta de Educación de las Escuelas Públicas de Minneapolis. En esa función, ayudó a desarrollar el Departamento de Nuevas Instituciones Educativas, un área de las Escuelas Públicas de Minneapolis orientada a implementar estrategias de reforma escolar. Desde 2009, Chris ha sido presidente y rector de Yielding Assets, LLC, una consultoría de base que ayuda a sus clientes (gobiernos, organizaciones sin fines de lucro y fundaciones) a crear buenos proyectos sociales que puedan sustentarse a sí mismos. Chris escribe un blog y tweets con el nombre de Citizen Stewart. Vive en Minneapolis.