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Carole Wacey

President & CEO, Women Creating Change

Carole has worked in politics, policy, philanthropy, nonprofit, government, media, and advocacy. She joined Women Creating Change as President and CEO in 2017 where she led a strategic planning process resulting in a new vision, mission, and name.

Previously she was VP of Education at WNET, focusing on technology, interactive media, and youth development; Executive Director of MOUSE, a national nonprofit empowering underserved youth to learn, lead, and create with technology; and Director of Interactive Media for Children at the Markle Foundation.

As Deputy Director of the Office of Education Technology and Senior Policy Advisor at the U.S. Department of Education, she provided leadership on telecommunications (E-Rate), the digital divide, and internet safety.

Carole is an Adjunct Professor at Columbia University. She received her B.A. in Economics from the American University, her J.D. from Vermont Law School, studied international law at Oxford, and leadership at Yale.