Romy Drucker

Romy Drucker

K-12 Education Program Director

Walton Family Foundation

Romy  Drucker is director of the K-12 Education Program at the Walton Family  Foundation. In this role, she oversees the foundation’s initiatives to  improve K-12 education for all of our nation’s children by empowering parents  with quality options. She also leads team operations and grantmaking  strategy. Prior to joining the foundation, Romy was the co-founder and CEO of  The 74, an award-winning nonprofit news organization focused on education.  Prior to launching The 74, Romy worked at the New York City Department of  Education on Mayor Bloomberg and Chancellor Klein’s transformational Children  First reforms. Romy served as chief of staff for the Division of Portfolio  Planning, working on efforts including new school development, school  improvement and accountability, and early childhood education. Prior to that,  Romy served as the special assistant to Chancellor Joel I. Klein and as  deputy to the Chief Executive Officer of The Fund for Public Schools, which  has raised several hundred million dollars for innovative educational  programs serving New York City's 1.1 million students.  Romy graduated cum laude from Yale College  with a B.A. in Literature and Spanish language and earned her M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.