Caroline Lopez co-leads the Impact Team, which invests in solutions and services that help charter networks collaborate around best practices and tackle shared challenges to accelerate the entire K-12 education sector. As a founding member of the Impact Team, Caroline also played a role in launching many of its current strategies and led the Talent Practice for three years. Caroline previously worked at Spencer Stuart, a global executive search firm, where she partnered with over 30 education, philanthropic, and cultural nonprofit institutions to help them recruit senior-level talent. Caroline also worked at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, supporting investments to improve the overall effectiveness of philanthropy and charities worldwide. She spent her early career teaching English to middle and high school students as a Fulbright grantee in Malaysia. Caroline holds an MBA and a master’s degree in education from Stanford University and graduated from Northwestern University.