Stefanie Sanford serves as Chief of Global Policy & Advocacy for the College Board. She oversees the College Board’s domestic and international policy agenda to promote excellence and equity in education, particularly on behalf of low-income students and students of color. She is a member of the board of America’s Promise Alliance and a trustee of the Thomas B. Fordham Institute. Prior to joining the College Board, Stefanie spent over 10 years at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, most recently as the director of policy and advocacy for the United States Program. She held several senior policy positions in both Republican and Democratic offices at the state levels, and, at the federal level, was a White House Fellow in the Office of Cabinet Affairs. A native Texan, she holds a B.S. from Texas Christian University, an M.P.A. from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, and a Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin. Stefanie is married to David Moore, a White House Fellow classmate, retired fighter pilot and Shakespeare enthusiast.


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