Maria Echaveste

Maria Echaveste
Maria Echaveste
Opportunity Institute

Maria Echaveste is the president and CEO of the Opportunity Institute. She oversees executive and administrative duties, including day-to-day activities, development, and budgets; she also directs programmatic work. She has built a distinguished career working as a consultant, lecturer, senior White House official, long-time community leader, and corporate attorney. She received her JD from the University of California, Berkeley.

updated 2020

Publications by Maria Echaveste
What California’s Leaders Must Do Next to Advance Student Learning During COVID-19
On July 17th, 2020, Governor Newsom announced that all K–12 schools in California counties with rising COVID-19 infections would be required to teach remotely. Without a strong focus on improving the quality of remote education at scale, students…