Ann O'Leary

Co-founder, The Opportunity Institute,United States

Ann O'Leary is the co-founder of The Opportunity Institute.Previously she was Vice President of Next Generation and Director of Too Small to Fail. She also serves as a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress where she writes about work-family policies. She previously served as a lecturer in health law at UC Berkeley School of Law, executive director of the Berkeley School of Law Center on Health, Economic & Family Security, a deputy city attorney in San Francisco, legislative director to Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton, and led the children and family policy team on the White House Domestic Policy Council under President William J. Clinton. She also served as a member of the Obama-Biden Presidential Transition Team, advising the incoming administration on early childhood education issues. She earned a BA from Mount Holyoke College, a MEP from Stanford University and a law degree from the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law.


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