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Romy Drucker

By | January 1, 2000

Romy Drucker is the co-founder of The 74 and currently serves as board chair. Prior to launching The 74, Romy worked at the New York City Department of Education on Mayor Bloomberg’s transformational Children First reforms. Most recently, Romy served as chief of staff for the Division of Portfolio Planning. There, she worked on citywide school planning efforts including new district and charter school development and school phase outs, implementation of the Federal School Improvement Grant program, K-12 admissions, and early childhood education. Romy has also served as a director of strategy under the Department’s Chief Operating Officer, Special Assistant to Schools Chancellor Joel I. Klein, and as deputy to the Chief Executive Officer of The Fund for Public Schools, which has raised several hundred million dollars for innovative educational programs serving New York City’s 1.1 million students.  Romy graduated cum laude from Yale College with a B.A. in literature and Spanish language & literature and earned her M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.
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