Today, brightbeam, a nonprofit network of education activists and umbrella organization for the platform known as Education Post, officially welcomes Suneet Bedi as its Director of Development Strategy.
Fueled by her experiences as an elementary classroom educator, Suneet has dedicated her career to eliminating educational inequity at a systemic level. Previously, she has worked at The Education Trust-Midwest advocating for state accountability and equitable policies to better serve Michigan’s students. Prior to joining brightbeam, Suneet led all corporate and foundation partnerships for Teach For America Massachusetts. She is a graduate of The Ohio State University and holds a master’s degree in education from George Mason University.
In her role as Director of Development Strategy, she will lead our efforts to ensure brightbeam’s sustainability and identify opportunities to grow brightbeam’s footprint.
“We are delighted to have Suneet join our team as Director of Development Strategy. Her demonstrated dedication to working on behalf of students and families is laudable and her experience across the education landscape will take our advocacy and sustainability efforts to an exciting new place,” said brightbeam CEO Chris Stewart.
Brightbeam is a nonprofit network of education activists demanding a better education and a brighter future for every child. Using the power of communications, we shine a light on communities that challenge decision-makers to provide the learning opportunities all children need to thrive. We help strong voices tell powerful stories that unite and move their communities to action. Brightbeam amplifies these stories through a variety of digital platforms, including Education Post, Citizen Ed, Project Forever Free and more than 20 local and regional sites that spotlight education issues nationally. We also sponsor on-the-ground initiatives, projects or organizations that align with our mission. To learn more, visit brightbeamnetwork.org.