Audience in Lecture






President & Chief Executive Officer


Clayton Early Learning


Becky is President and CEO of Clayton Early Learning. Prior to Clayton Early Learning, she served as a Fellow on the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative’s Education team, responsible for grant making, strategy, and research focused on child development. Prior to that, Crowe was a partner with Bellwether Education Partners where she launched the talent advising practice.

She has spent more than 20 years leading education reform efforts as a social entrepreneur and education and philanthropy advisor. Her past clients include urban school districts, charter school management organizations, Startup: Education, Microsoft, Google, the 100Kin10 STEM network, and numerous nonprofit organizations in the education sector. Becky served as executive director of Partners in School Innovation in San Francisco from 2003-2009. During her tenure, Partners doubled in size and became the key school improvement partner to the largest urban districts in the Bay Area. At Partners, she also successfully launched the Encore Fellows program in partnership with Civic Ventures to bring top talent from the private sector into the social sector.

Prior to joining Partners, Becky was responsible for leadership development of school and district leaders from 30 districts at the Bay Area School Reform Collaborative. Becky has additional experience leading program evaluations as a researcher at Stanford University. Becky has degrees in english and education from Stanford University, and was a 2010 Sloan Fellow, earning a management degree from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. She is a former NCAA swimming All-American and the proud mother of a California public school student.