Evergreen National Education Prize

Steering Committee Bios

The faces behind the prize

Grace Greenwald


Student, Stanford University, 2019

Grace Greenwald is a current student at Stanford University studying education and human biology.

She received a fellowship from Stanford’s Haas Center For Public Service to work at California Education Partners as a researcher, forging collaborations among California Public School Districts. Grace was selected as a teacher for “The Gakko Project” in Okayama, Japan (a project-based learning experience for international high school students). She was also selected as a Teaching Assistant for a Stanford class focused on American migration movements.

Grace works part-time for SIRUM, a non-profit in Palo Alto that redistributes unused, unexpired drugs to safety-net clinics and people who can’t afford the cost of their prescriptions. She is also the founder of The Synapse Project, a national mentoring and learning project for women, connecting aspiring young female neuroscientists to experts in the field. Other coursework at Stanford has focused on linguistics, neuroscience and health care policy. Grace is from Denver, CO and she will graduate from Stanford with a B. A. degree in June 2019.

Elise Grinstead