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Amanda Kruger Hill

Amanda Kruger Hill, the executive director of Tulane University’s Cowen Institute, is an award-winning educational leader with a deep commitment to the success of New Orleans youth. She co-founded the first youth-initiated high school in the United States and the Reach Institute for School Leadership in California. Amanda holds her Master’s in Educational Leadership, Principal Licensure, and Bachelor of Arts in International Studies from the University of California, Berkeley, and is pursuing her Doctorate in Educational Leadership at Johns Hopkins University. She has served as an adjunct faculty member with Columbia University, Tulane University, and Relay Graduate School of Education. She enjoys living in New Orleans with her husband, Graham, and sons, Benjamin and Louis.