Chibuzo Ezeigbo is the program officer for the Education and Economic Mobility Program. She leads the Foundation’s college and career readiness portfolio, which focuses on policies that enable systems to help students smoothly transition into post-secondary education and career pathways leading to economic mobility.
Chibuzo has a background in quantitative data and research focused on high school transitions. She joined Joyce from the Academy for Urban School Leadership in Chicago, where she was director of data analytics and strategy, leading data initiatives for the organization and overseeing the development and implementation of several data products designed to inform school improvement strategy in more than 30 Chicago Public Schools.
She also previously served as a senior research manager at the University of Chicago Urban Labs, where she developed and managed its post-secondary education research portfolio. She started her career working on K-12 policy in Chicago Public Schools, including the board of trustees office. Ezeigbo holds a master’s degree in education policy and management from the Harvard Graduate School of Education and a bachelor’s degree in public policy studies from the University of Chicago.