CEO and Co-founder
Elisabeth Stock built PoweMyLearning from a nascent non-profit into a national leader in the K-12 education space. Recognized as an expert in her field, Stock has given a TEDx talk and is a Pahara fellow and Ashoka fellow. She has given high-level briefings at the White House, the U.S. Department of Education, and the Federal Communications Commission, and she has served as an advisor to the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and the NYC Department of Education. Stock has been featured in the Wall Street Journal and on National Public Radio and has published Op-Eds in media outlets such as Education Week and the Huffington Post. From 1996-97, she served as a White House Fellow in the Office of the Vice President, where her experience as the principal architect of a government-wide education technology program led her to launch PowerMyLearning a year later. Stock was a high school teacher for two years while a Peace Corps volunteer and later worked for the World Bank on appropriate technology in Africa. She also has worked at the Vera Institute of Justice and helped the Open Society Institute start the After-School Corporation. Stock earned four degrees from MIT. She has served as a member of the MIT Board of Trustees and is one of the youngest individual ever to be appointed to the MIT Executive Committee. She holds a patent for a medical device.