Renee leads Higher Education Strategy at EdSurge. She has worked on many levels at colleges (including at UCLA and Stanford University) and previously co-founded an edtech company. Her favorite resume moments include serving as a student advisor both in the US and abroad, and working to establish General Assembly’s San Francisco campus. She holds a Master’s in Human Rights Education from the University of San Francisco and a BS from California Polytechnic at San Luis Obispo, as well as a series of certifications in design thinking, product management, and partnership development. After traveling and teaching through over 40 countries, she believes in cooking as therapy and that there is no better way to bring people together than a home-cooked meal.