Lauren Tate

Lauren Tate, Great Public Schools Now’s Senior Director of Strategy and Growth, was previously the Chief of Staff for the state-governed Achievement School District in Memphis, Tenn., where she led strategy, fundraising and communications. She has also worked for the global nonprofit Bridgespan Group, where she worked with both charter and public school systems, and as an analyst at the Walt Disney Co.

Lauren was born and raised in Los Angeles and is the daughter of a career L.A. Unified educator. Her personal and professional experiences have shown Lauren the unparalleled power of education to end poverty and to ensure that every child is given the opportunity to realize their full potential.