Gina Burkhardt

Gina Burkhardt

Gina Burkhardt, Chief Executive Officer, Jobs for the Future
Chief Executive Officer, Jobs for the Future

Gina Burkhardt is the CEO of Jobs for the Future, a national nonprofit working to ensure educational and economic opportunity for all by developing innovative educational and career pathways, resources, and public policies to increase college readiness and career success.

Prior to joining JFF, Ms. Burkhardt served as the Executive Vice President and Director of Education at the American Institutes for Research and also was CEO of Learning Point Associates, a nonprofit education reform organization. Ms. Burkhardt serves on multiple boards, has several publications, co-­‐wrote a book on organizational change in schools, and presents nationally and internationally.

Born and raised in New York, Ms. Burkhardt earned her BS in biology from Rochester Institute of Technology. She began her career as a math and science teacher in New York, and worked as a lab technician at the University of Rochester Cancer Center before returning to graduate school. She holds a M.Ed. and ABD in Educational Psychology from the University of North Carolina. She also attended the Executive Education Program at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.


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