Rebecca is the Founder & CEO of Level Up America, which is building a new pathway from low-skill work to upwardly-mobile careers for the 100M+ Americans who do not have college degrees – a pathway that neither requires years to complete nor results in crushing debt, and that effectively meets the changing needs of American employers. Level Up is focused on partnering with employers, operating learning programs to teach much-needed skills, and recruiting candidates without college degrees to their learning programs, focusing on diverse learners who have demonstrated potential.
Prior to founding Level Up, Rebecca built and led Coursera’s Government & Nonprofit team, overseeing 50+ partnerships reaching tens of thousands of learners. Previously, she was Education Advisor to Governor Markell (Delaware), Chief Performance Officer at the Delaware DOE and a consultant at McKinsey. Rebecca received her BA in Political Science from Yale and an MBA & MA in Education from Stanford.