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Mary Call Blanusa

Senior Director of Strategy, America Achieves

Mary is Senior Director on the Strategy team at America Achieves, where she applies her extensive experience in strategic planning, and program development & implementation in philanthropy and nonprofit fields. Prior to America Achieves, Mary was a Program Officer at The Helmsley Charitable Trust where she led policy, advocacy and communications grantmaking in the education portfolio. She has led activities to include workforce readiness initiatives as a bridge between K-12 and higher education projects and identify intersections between K-12, post-secondary, and workforce to align expectations and enhance education pathways towards 21st century careers. Mary served in a number of programmatic and leadership roles at the Council for Economic Education, most recently as Vice President of Government Relations and Partnerships. She began her career as a Peace Corps volunteer, teaching English and environmental education to middle school students in Hungary. Mary holds a Master’s degree from the Heller School of Public Policy at Brandeis University, and a Graduate Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages and Bachelor’s degree from American University.


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