we make
a difference

StriveTogether team members are leaders committed to building an equitable future.


equity centered

Our team of talented, dedicated professionals comes from diverse backgrounds, including education, policy, nonprofits and journalism. We share a commitment to the success of every child, cradle to career.

Vice President of Marketing & Communication

HR Business Partner

Senior Director of Innovation, Collaborative Improvement

President and CEO

Brittany Brunner

Administrative Specialist, Training Hub

Interim Vice President of Equitable Results

Content Development Specialist

Vanessa Carlo-Miranda

Chief Operating Officer

Senior Manager of Special Projects

Senior Director of Technology and Systems

Vice President of Policy and Partnerships

Managing Director of Innovation

Adama Diallo

Office Administrator

Tashonna Douglas

Project Manager of Coaching

Senior Director of Finance and Administration

Executive Assistant to the COO

Senior Director of Development and Grants

Miguel Garcia

Manager of Network Member Experience

Eminet Abebe Gurganus

Senior Director of Emergent Learning

Executive Vice President of Strategy and Development

Deidre Hazelbaker

Director of Digital Marketing

Chief of Staff

Amanda Jenkins

Senior Manager of Development Operations

Manager of Grants and Administration

Amanda Lawrence

Senior Director of Innovation, Partnership Excellence

Cara Long Corra

Senior Manager of Policy and Partnerships

Senior Manager of Content Development

Accounting Specialist

Technology Specialist

Senior Manager of Innovation, Collaborative Improvement

Director of Coaching and Collaborative Improvement

Director of Network Impact

Director of Policy and Partnerships

Shannon Powell

Director of Policy and Partnership, Civic Infrastructure Adoption

Senior Director of Network Impact

Senior Manager of Assessment and Evaluation

Kiki Rosado

Graphic Designer

Communication Specialist

Director of Grantmaking

Senior Director of Marketing and Communication

Manager of Network Events

Executive Assistant to Vice Presidents

Senior Manager of Graphic Design