My road in life has taken me all over.
Was open to anything and everything.
Realized that what mattered most was a job that was fun, where I could learn something.
I also realized that pay was not my top priority--fun and learning mattered most.
I listened to people who recommended jobs, tasks, roles for me and I tried them all out.
Every job I have had was because someone else recommended me.
I continue to stay open to calls from recruiters.


Deputy Director, Postsecondary Success

I lead a team of people who make grants to support the reimagining of higher education

Career Roadmap

My work combines:
My work combines:
Non-Profit Organizations
Helping People

Day to Day

A LOT of meetings and emails. About 2/3 of my time is spent focusing on the internal workings of the foundation--leadership obligations and meetings; supporting my team; reading, writing, reviewing and approving various internal documents. The other 1/3 is spent focused on our grantees and thought leaders in higher ed.

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Recommended Education

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