Fellowship Placement: Highland Street Foundation
Education: M.P.P., Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government
Current Position: CEO & Founder, One Degree
Rey Faustino joined Education Pioneers to better understand how philanthropy and policy affect the education reform movement. Prior to pursuing his MPP from Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government, Rey worked for five years at BUILD, a college access nonprofit organization. He designed and deployed business incubators, developed an expansion manual to facilitate BUILD's national growth strategy, and supervised the staff and operations of BUILD's East Palo Alto site. He has over nine years of experience in project management for youth-serving organizations and four years of management experience, most recently as a site director at BUILD. He volunteers throughout the US with College Summit, where he facilitates motivational college access workshops for low-income students, and in the Philippines with the largest poverty-fighting NGO, Gawad Kalinga. Rey earned his B.S. in Business Entrepreneurship from the University of Southern California.