Miriam AltmanNew York, New York, United States
A former NYC Department of Education high school history teacher, Miriam Altman is CEO and Co-founder of Kinvolved, a social enterprise that catalyzes communities to elevate student attendance.Miriam’s responsibilities include strategic planning and execution, business development and sales, fundraising and investor relations, and external relations, among others. Attendance among Kinvolved partner schools increased 13 times that of their peer schools.Kinvolved has been featured in press, including the New York Times, and has won awards from The Robin Hood Foundation, Teach For America, New York University, the University of Pennsylvania, and more. Miriam and her co-founder are winners of the Gratitude Award, Forbes 30 Under 30, and the Jo Ivey Boufford Award for Innovative Solutions to Public Service Challenges by New York University. Miriam is a 2018 School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) Entrepreneurial Fellow at Columbia University in 2018, Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation entrepreneur. She is also an Education Pioneers Fellow and Teach For America Corps alumna.Miriam is a mentor for the Social Innovation Initiative and Women's Launch Pad at Brown University from which she graduated with a BA with Honors. She also holds an MPA from the Wagner Graduate School of Public Service at New York University, where she is an adjunct faculty in the Social Enterprise specialization, and an MA, Ed., from Lehman College.
Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer
May 2013 - Current
NYU Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
May 2018 - Current
Education Pioneers Fellow, Human Capital Systems
The New Teacher Project
Jun 2012 - Aug 2012
Community Reinvestment Fund
Jun 2011 - Jun 2012
High School History Teacher
NYC Department of Education
Sep 2008 - Aug 2011
Teach for America
Aug 2008 - Aug 2010
Integrated Marketing Dept.
May 2007 - Aug 2007
The Providence Phoenix
Sep 2006 - May 2007
NYU Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public ServiceM.P.A., Public and Nonprofit Management and Policy
City University of New York-Herbert H. Lehman CollegeM.A.Ed., 7-12 Social Studies Education
Brown UniversityB.A., Independent Concentration: Media and Society (Honors)
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