Marisa White Bold is Chief of Program Operations at Calbright College. Marisa has spent her career focused on innovation and equity in education, with a focus on improving outcomes for students and families nationwide. She is excited to be back home in California supporting increased economic opportunity for adult learners across the state. Marisa was most recently Deputy Director for K-12 Education at the Walton Family Foundation. Prior to joining the foundation, she served as Chief of Staff and Senior Advisor in the Office of Innovation and Improvement at the U.S. Department of Education. Previously, Marisa was a Director at the New York City Department of Education, a Leadership Fellow at NewSchools Venture Fund, and a founding Education Pioneers Fellow at Aspire Public Schools, along with past work in organizational development and management consulting. She holds a B.A. in Cultural Anthropology from the University of California, Berkeley, and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.