Evergreen National Education Prize

Steering Committee Bios

The faces behind the prize

Grace Greenwald



Grace Greenwald received a B.A. degree from Stanford in June 2019 where she studied education and human biology. She was awarded an Alaska Fellowship for 2019-20 to work in Sitka, Alaska where she will work on launching Outer Coast (an alternative education college inspired by Deep Springs College).

In 2017, Grace 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. In summer 2018, Grace worked 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 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.

Elise Grinstead