Director, Education Program,
Walton Family Foundation
Romy is the Director of the Walton Family Foundation’s Education Program. Even before working at the foundation, Romy shared the foundation’s mission in her heart and her work, spending more than 15 years advancing educational equity and outcomes for all children. In 2015, Romy founded The 74, an award-winning nonprofit news organization focused on education. She also held several senior leadership positions in the New York City Department of Education, improving the quality of education for the city’s 1.1 million students.