Aimee Rogstad Guidera
Aimee Rogstad Guidera (Guidera Strategy) is the Coordinator of the Data Funders Collaborative, a partnership of leading philanthropic organizations working together to support learning, discovery and action focused on the ethical collection, protection and use of data to help communities become better informed and able to achieve improved and equitable outcomes in education, health and other social services sectors. Aimee most recently was the Founder, President and CEO of the Data Quality Campaign (DQC), a national, nonprofit organization leading the effort to empower educators, students, parents, and policymakers with the information they need to make the best decisions to improve student outcomes. A respected thought leader in education, Aimee was named one of TIME’s 12 Education Activists of 2012. Currently, she serves as a Distinguished Senior Fellow for the Education Commission of the States and on the Advisory Board for Harvard‘s Center for Education Policy Research. Before founding DQC, Aimee served as the director of the Washington, DC, office of the National Center for Educational Achievement. She previously was the vice president and chief of staff for the National Alliance of Business (NAB), worked in the education division of the National Governors Association’s Center for Best Practices, and taught for the Japanese Ministry of Education. Aimee received her bachelor’s degree from Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and earned a master’s degree in public policy from Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government.