Announcing our 2023 Speakers Bureau

Over the past several years, the Nellie Mae Education Foundation has welcomed a new cohort of education leaders into our Speakers Bureau community. This year, we are thrilled to officially announce and welcome the 2023-2024 cohort of speakers who are committed to advancing racial equity in the public education system. At a time when both…

The Nellie Mae Education Foundation Welcomes Dr. Dr. Makeeba McCreary and Dr. Prudence Carter to the Board of Directors

We are excited to announce the appointment of Dr. Makeeba McCreary, president of the New Commonwealth Racial Equity and Social Justice Fund (NCF) and Dr. Prudence Carter, the Sarah and Joseph Jr. Dowling Professor of Sociology at Brown University to the Board of Directors. As board members, Dr. McCreary’s and Dr. Carter’s expertise and scholarship in social justice and education will support the Foundation as it continues on its racial equity journey in public education.

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Announcing New Grant Commitments

We are excited to announce several Core Strategy grants we have made over the past several months. Each of these grants is structured to reinforce one another in advancing our mission of championing efforts that prioritize community goals, challenge racial inequities and advance excellent, student-centered public education for all New England youth.