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Amy Barad

Amy Barad is the Director of Strategic Initiatives at Tulane University’s Cowen Institute, where she oversees work related to Opportunity Youth initiatives. Over the last decade, she has worked in the for- and nonprofit sectors in business development, policy analysis, and systems and operational management in New Orleans, Los Angeles, and Johannesburg, South Africa. Outside of the office, Amy serves on the board of the Anti-Defamation League’s South-Central Office and loves teaching group exercise classes at Barre3. Amy graduated with an M.B.A from Tulane University’s Freeman School of Business in 2017 and with an A.B. in Urban Studies from Brown University in 2007.