Miriam Greenberg  is the Director of Education and Communications at the Center for Education Policy Research at Harvard. She oversees the Strategic Data Project, a Fellowship program that recruits the country’s top quantitative talent and places them in leadership positions in education agencies across the country.

Miriam wasn’t always an education research crusader; she received her first graduate degree in philosophy, with a focus on ethics and justice. She taught political philosophy to women at the now-shuttered Bayview Correctional Facility and helped to set up a college-credit bearing program there. This sparked her lifelong passion to improve education for the students who deserve better by training great leaders to make system-level changes and sharing educators’ and students’ stories to inspire brave new action.