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SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT AND CHIEF STRATEGY OFFICER

Danette Howard, Ph.D.

Danette Gerald Howard, Ph.D. is Lumina's senior vice president and chief strategy officer. Howard oversees several of Lumina’s key strategies including work in both state and federal policy and the Foundation’s growing national convening function. She also leads the Foundation’s efforts to mobilize and engage employers, metropolitan areas, higher education institutions and other key actors with a stake in postsecondary attainment.

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STRATEGY DIRECTOR

Haley Glover

Haley leads Lumina's mobilization strategies, focusing on communities and institutions of higher education, and on work to define and expand student pathways to success.

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STRATEGY OFFICER

Chad Ahren, Ph.D.

Chad Ahren is a strategy officer at Lumina Foundation where he contributes to work focused on building and sustaining learning infrastructure for learning pathways that increase the attainment of high quality postsecondary credentials. Lumina’s work in this area includes competency-based education, learning frameworks, assessment, credential recognition and learner records, as well as quality assurance.

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STRATEGY OFFICER FOR COMMUNITY MOBILIZATION

Dakota Pawlicki

Dakota focuses on Lumina's Talent Pathways work, which is mobilizing communities and postsecondary institutions to make major gains in attainment.

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