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Rashidah Lopez Morgan

Rashidah Lopez Morgan
Education First, Senior Consultant

Rashidah Lopez Morgan works with K-12 education leaders to create and implement organizational strategies and talent management solutions that meet the needs of all students. She has worked with many state and local education agencies, including Achievement School District in Tennessee, Denver Public Schools and the New York State Department of Education, and she also has worked with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the Hewlett Foundation.

Rashidah credits a quality education with positively impacting the trajectory of her life and she holds this hope for every child in America. She focused her career on improving the conditions of K-12 education when she began to observe alarming statistics on the academic success of children of color. Prior to Education First, Rashidah worked for Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, as a Broad Resident, where she led talent management and principal pipeline initiatives. She also worked at Wells Fargo, Microsoft, American Express and Accenture prior to focusing her career on K-12 education.

Rashidah graduated magna cum laude from Spelman College with a B.A in psychology. She also obtained her MBA in Marketing/Strategy at University of Michigan Ross School of Business in Ann Arbor, Michigan. She resides in Charlotte, North Carolina with her husband Bernard and her son Roman. Her community involvement has included parent advisory committee member for First Presbyterian Church Child Development Center, advisory board member for Citizen Schools North Carolina and member of Cotswold Elementary School Leadership Team. She enjoys salsa dancing, karaoke and great stories.