Suzanne is a Senior Program Officer at The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, focusing on higher education. She earned her J.D. from the Case Western Reserve University. Suzanne was formerly a Senior Program Director at the Lumina Foundation for Education and a Program Officer at Heinz Endowments. We’re honored to have Suzanne as an UnCollege advisor.
An educator and entrepreneur who has never accepted the status quo, Aron Solomon has over a quarter century of experience in the business of schools. Aron spent years working in excellent schools, doing everything from teaching and coaching sports to fundraising, student recruitment, and running an entire school, and was awarded a Ford Fellowship in 2003.
Aron is the former Chief Executive Officer of THINK Global School, the most innovative high school in the world, where students study in three international cities each academic year. In 2010, Aron founded smartswise, the global education concierge. Aron is also a partner in futurlogic, an education venture design studio.
Aron holds an undergraduate degree in Political Theory from Trinity College of the University of Toronto, a graduate degree and teaching certificate in English and Economics from McGill University, a law degree from the University of New Hampshire, and a Certificate in Nonprofit Management from the Kellogg School of Management in Chicago, where he graduated as a Kellogg Scholar.