Chief Program Officer at Oakland Promise
Veena Pawloski As Chief Program Officer at Oakland Promise, Veena leads program strategy and design for OP’s four flagship initiatives across the birth to postsecondary continuum. Prior to OP, Veena co-founded two schools in Chicago and a boutique education consulting firm after beginning her career as a math teacher in inner-city Houston. She is a strategic and unifying leader who has a passion for creating and scaling solutions that enable economic mobility. Veena is a graduate of UC Berkeley and Syracuse University’s Maxwell School of Policy. She lives in Oakland with her husband, 2-year-old daughter and twin baby boys.