Ms. Cornfeld has devoted her career to advancing equity and opportunity for our nation’s underserved communities — through their schools, justice systems and unconventional partners. A former federal civil rights prosecutor, she served in the Obama administration, advising two U.S. Secretaries of Education and the White House for the President’s My Brother’s Keeper initiative, and as a two-term advisor for former Mayor Michael Bloomberg. Most recently she taught at the Harvard Kennedy School, and leads the National Education Equity Lab, a nonprofit that she founded to drive opportunity at scale through innovation, collaboration and action. She started her career as an aide to former U.S. Senator Patrick Moynihan. A proud graduate of Broward County public schools, Ms. Cornfeld graduated from Harvard College, Phi Beta Kappa, and Harvard Law School.
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