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Daniel Velasco, Ed.D.

Education Sector Leader

Daniel Velasco is President of Latinos for Education, the first Latino-founded and led national organization dedicated to creating leadership pathways for Latino leaders in the education sector. He is program faculty at Harvard’s School Turnaround Leadership program and was honored in 2016 by New York Mayor Bill de Blasio in recognition for national service. He earned a master’s degrees in Education Policy and Management from Harvard and a doctorate in Educational Leadership and Entrepreneurship from Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Velasco brings 13 years of experience in education, entrepreneurship, fundraising, and strategy.



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