Phoenix has spent her career enabling people to achieve and lead transformative change. Adept at strategic, product and operational plans, Phoenix has spearheaded a range of initiatives, from corporate systems integration to new media ventures to systemic change in urban school districts. She spent her early career in business as a team leader on large-scale organizational change projects at Accenture Consulting and, later, as vice president of Strategic Operations at iVillage Inc. Since joining the field of education, Phoenix has been a relentless advocate for using technology to better serve students and bring about equality of opportunity. Phoenix was formerly an education program officer at the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, directing investment strategies aimed at improving instructional practices and using digital media to enhance learning. Phoenix’s passion for social change began with grassroots organizing while pursuing a B.A. from Williams College and M.Ed. from the Harvard Graduate School of Education.