Jaclyn Le has led large-scale, mission-driven initiatives across the public, private, and social sectors. She has experience managing a wide range of projects focused on the public K-12 and higher education systems, talent strategies, philanthropic grantmaking, impact investing, and public policy analysis and advocacy.
Prior to joining TIP, Jaclyn worked in the nonprofit and philanthropic sectors for seven years, building and implementing initiatives focused on public K-12 education, higher education, and talent strategies. Most recently, she was a Policy and Advocacy Aide at Educate Texas, where she organized cross-sector stakeholder engagement initiatives to strengthen alignment among business, education, and philanthropic leaders. She also conducted policy analyses and created communications strategies for advocacy initiatives. In addition, Jaclyn brings several years of experience from the philanthropic sector, most recently at The Wallace Foundation based in New York City. She designed large-scale, national initiatives in education and supported the foundation in developing its grantmaking strategies in education and the arts. During her time at Wallace, Jaclyn oversaw strategic planning for a $65 million initiative supporting summer learning programs for over 70,000 students in five urban communities. She also cultivated new partnerships with organizations advancing diversity and inclusion within the philanthropic sector.
Jaclyn received a Master of Business Administration from the McCombs School of Business and a Master of Public Affairs at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with Honors in Education and University Distinction from Stanford University.