Dr. Brooke Stafford-Brizard
Caroline Altman Smith
Director of Education, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative
Dr. Brooke Stafford-Brizard is a Director of Education at the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative. She is a Pahara-Aspen Education Fellow and a member of the Aspen Institute’s Global Leadership Network.
Deputy Director, Education, The Kresge Foundation
Caroline Altman Smith is deputy director of The Kresge Foundation’s Education Program. She supports the team’s domestic grant-making to help more underserved students enter and succeed in postsecondary education.
Superintendent, Stockton Unified School District
Dr. John E. Deasy is the Superintendent of schools for the Stockton Unified Public Schools in Stockton CA, Board Chair and former CEO of Reset: New Day, New Year, and former Superintendent of the Los Angeles Unified School District.
Dr. John B. King Jr.
Best selling author and speaker
Rachel Greenwald is a New York Times bestselling author and expert in the field of relationships and branding. She has extensive university administration experience, including her former role as Assistant Director of Admissions at Harvard Business School.
President and CEO, Ed Trust
Dr. John B. King Jr. is the President and CEO of The Education Trust. He served as the 10th U.S. Secretary of Education under President Barack Obama and is the former U.S. Deputy Secretary of Education.
Program Director, New Designs to Advance Learning
Saskia Levy Thompson is Program Director, New Designs to Advance Learning, at Carnegie Corporation of New York. She previously held roles at NYC Department of Education, Urban Assembly, Research Alliance for NYC Schools, and MDRC.
K-12 Education Partners Manager, Facebook Education
Jamie Lockwood leads the K-12 Education Social and Emotional Learning team at Facebook, which focuses on giving young people the resources, support and inspiration to create and lead safe, inclusive and engaged schools and communities.
Portfolio Director of College Success, Michael & Susan Dell Foundation
Todd oversees MSDF’s College Preparation & Completion portfolio, which enables more low-income students to enroll in and finish college with a bachelor’s degree. He also oversees Dell Scholars, a college completion & scholarship program.
President, Aspen Institute
Dan Porterfield has served as President and CEO of the Aspen Institute since June 2018. Prior to leading the Aspen Institute, Dan served for seven years as the President of Franklin & Marshall College.