Faith Ambrose
Harvard Kennedy School
Master in Public Policy Candidate, 2024

Faith Ambrose is a dedicated P-12 education policy advocate, driven by her commitment to ensuring equitable access to affordable, high-quality education within historically marginalized communities. Before pursuing her studies at the Harvard Kennedy School, Faith served as a second-grade reading teacher in Memphis, TN, honing her expertise in early literacy while tackling crucial issues such as teacher diversity, retention, and recruitment. She has worked on issues of school discipline and the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) with the U.S. Senate HELP Committee, out of school time programming with the city of Washington D.C. and, more recently, played a pivotal role in crafting an eight-year early education strategic plan for the Governor of Arizona. Currently a second-year Master in Public Policy candidate at Harvard Kennedy School, Faith's focus lies in exploring the potential of public-private partnerships to address educational inequities. Originally hailing from Jacksonville, IL, she holds a bachelor's degree in Political Science from Jackson State University and a Master's in Urban Education from Union University.

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