Our Leadership & Staff

Partners for Each and Every Child is a project of the Opportunity Institute

Christopher Edley, Jr.

Christopher Edley, Jr.

Co-Founder and President, Chair

Christopher Edley, Jr. is the president and, with Ann O’Leary, co-founder of the Opportunity Institute. He co-chaired the congressionally chartered National Commission on Education Equity and Excellence (2011-13), appointed by Secretary Arne Duncan.

Chris was Dean of UC Berkeley Law School (2004-13) and continues there as learn more >

Molly Mauer

Molly Mauer

Executive Vice President, Director

Molly Mauer is the Executive Vice President at The Opportunity Institute. In her role as Executive Vice President, she designs and builds new and runs several existing projects, including the Mathematics of Opportunity, and the Science of Learning and Development Initiative, and she is the learn more >

Kedda M. Williams

Kedda M. Williams

Deputy Director; Sr. Program Director - State and Local Networks

Kedda is the Deputy Director of Partners for Each and Every Child, where she holds an internal leadership role focused on organizational strategic planning, human resources, and administration activities. Kedda continues to act as Senior Program Director of State and Local Networks, leading the strategy, development, and adaptation of national-level equity guidance learn more >

Guy Johnson

Guy Johnson

Sr. Program Director - Federal and National Networks

As Senior Program Director of Federal and National Networks, Guy identifies opportunities for strategic, bipartisan collaboration among national and federal partners and leads efforts around policy analysis, resource development, and implementation. This includes: analyzing federal policy; working with national groups representing state, district, school, and learn more >

Hayin Kimner

Hayin Kimner

Sr. Program Director - State and Local Networks

As Senior Program Director of State and Local Networks, Hayin leads Partners for’s work in California, developing and maintaining strategic relationships in California’s complex network of advocacy, research, and education policy organizations. This includes partnering with state, district and school leadership and other community-level stakeholders learn more >

Sophie Green

Sophie Green

Program Director, Network Resources

As Program Director of Network Resources, Sophie supports Partners for Network coordination and resource development. To encourage meaningful participation in policy decision-making for all members of the education community, her work includes: collaborative resource development, partnership support, and product branding and design. Sophie also manages learn more >