Christina Oliver Executive Director
As the Executive Director, Christina leads the Read to Lead team to bring literacy and leadership skills to middle school youth across the United States through the Read to Lead learning games. Prior to joining Read to Lead, Christina contributed her talents to key education reform organizations including The Urban Assembly and ReadWorks.org, where she lead program and curriculum development efforts that offered rigorous and impactful learning experiences for students. Christina also taught at J.H.S. 56 in Manhattan and at Bronx Preparatory Charter School. She graduated from the University at Buffalo with a B.A. in History and Secondary Education and holds a Master’s degree in Education Policy and Public Management from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA). She lives in Brooklyn with her husband and daughters, and loves to go on leisurely bike rides with her family whenever possible.