Paige Umberger is senior manager of network events. In this role, she leads the strategy, planning and implementation of events and workshops, including the Cradle to Career Network Convening and StriveTogether Leadership Program to accelerate the progress of partnerships in their pursuit of success for every child.
Before joining StriveTogether, Paige oversaw operations for Teach For America Southwest Ohio, where she managed the region’s events and finances as well as the confirmation and onboarding process for all incoming corps members. In that role, she used data analysis, inclusive practices and collaborative event planning to lead the national organization in confirmation results.
Paige’s career in education equity began when she met her middle school students as a corps member in Phoenix, Ariz. Through this experience, she committed to ensuring that her life’s work was in pursuit of equitable outcomes for every child.
Paige earned a bachelor of arts with a double major in psychology and women’s studies from Denison University. She lives in her hometown of Cincinnati with her partner and their two rescue dogs.