Liz Dunning, NEA Foundation

TITLE: Senior Vice President of Programs

FUNDING AREAS: K-12 education, public schools, education reform

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PROFILE: Liz Dunning, senior vice president of programs, came to the NEA Foundation in 2010 after almost three years working for consultancy stalwart Booz Allen Hamilton. Here is her bio on the foundation's website:

Liz guides the design, implementation, and management of programs affecting the Foundation’s mission and activities to strengthen public education reform.

Prior to joining the NEA Foundation, she was a Lead Associate at Booz Allen Hamilton, focusing primarily on organizational development and change issues for private- and public-sector clients. Liz has also served as the Director of Programs for the Higher Achievement Program, a DC nonprofit focusing on academic enrichment for middle school students, and as a Training Consultant for NeighborWorks America, designing community economic development curriculum for practitioners. She received a Masters of Business Administration from Yale School of Management, with concentrations in Strategy and Nonprofit Management, and a Bachelor's degree from Kenyon College.