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Stacey Gillett

Bloomberg Philanthropies

Stacey Gillett leads research and development of new Government Innovation initiatives at Bloomberg Phil
anthropies. In this role, she has launched and leads global programs which help city governments become more effective and innovative. These programs, totaling $75 million of philanthropic investments, include What Works Cities, supporting US cities to better use data and evidence; the Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative, growing the leadership and management capacity of mayors and city leaders; and the Bloomberg Aspen Initiative on Cities and Autonomous Vehicles, helping cities worldwide prepare for this new technology. She previously worked in the NYC government where she played critical roles in citywide priorities including launching Universal Pre-K and the Department of Education’s Innovation Zone, planning for the long-term implications of climate change through the Special Initiative for Rebuilding and Resiliency, and implementing a strategy to expand the NYC Center for Economic Opportunity’s anti-poverty projects nationwide. Stacey began her career working as a legislative aide for US Senator Charles E. Schumer and on the Democratic staff of the Committee on Government Reform in the US House of Representatives. She received her MPA from NYU and BA from Barnard College, Columbia University.

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Events featuring Stacey Gillett
Events featuring Stacey Gillett