Brooke has spent her career working in education and community outreach. After graduating from Brown University in 2005, Brooke spent two years living in South America where she worked with Amnesty International and TransformeArte, researching and organizing events and campaigns to raise awareness about human rights issues.
She returned to the United States and started working at Read Alliance, a nonprofit that pairs teen tutors with kindergarten and first grade students who are struggling with reading. During her time at Read Alliance, Brooke created strong relationships with schools and managed program quality which resulted in student growth in reading skills in addition to a positive change in the confidence and motivation levels of students and teen tutors. Brooke has also run schools operations departments which has allowed her to create systems that maximize efficiency. Most recently Brooke was the New York Program Director at Generation Citizen, a national nonprofit with the mission of giving all students the civic skills, knowledge and disposition to be active citizens. She was able to grow the programmatic footprint in New York by using her relationship building skills to secure and support clients in new districts. Throughout her career Brooke has understood the importance of education and has been dedicated to supporting communities in gaining the access to education they need and deserve to reach their full potential.
Brooke is excited to use her background in relationship building and program management to support ReUp Education’s mission of partnering with universities to support stopout students in re enrolling and completing their education.
Brooke enjoys being active and trying new activities such as surfing. She is constantly planning her next trip and believes that traveling is the best way to challenge yourself and get out of your comfort zone.