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Micki O'Neil, '07

Founding Executive Director of Foundations College Prep

Micki O'Neil is founding executive director of Foundations College Prep, a new grade 6 - 12 charter school authorized to open in 2014 in Chicago's far south. Her team received a Next Generation Learning Challenge grant funded by the Gates Foundation to support innovative new school models.

Previously, O'Neil worked at New Schools for Chicago, where she led its charter authorization and evaluation efforts and offered strategic support to several Chicago charter schools.

O'Neil is an alumna of the New York City Teaching Fellows, was managing director of Alumni Programs on the Teach for America alumni leadership team, and has investment banking experience. She has a joint MBA/MPP from Chicago Booth and the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy.