Beth Olanoff

TEDxSoleburySchool2015: Beth Olanoff

The Other Half of American History

Beth Olanoff is the Program Director of Vision 2020, an initiative of the Institute for Women's Health and Leadership, Drexel University College of Medicine. Vision 2020 is a national coalition of organizations and individuals united in the commitment to achieve women's economic and social equality. Previously, Beth served as the Director of the Office of Policy in the Pennsylvania Department of Education during the administration of Governor Ed Rendell. Beth has worked in education policy in a variety of venues including the Pennsylvania League of Urban Schools, United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey, the Education Law Center of New Jersey, Good Schools Pennsylvania and Philadelphia Futures. She also serves as an adjunct instructor in the Drexel University School of Education. Prior to her work in education policy, Beth practiced law in Philadelphia for 17 years and received her J.D. from the Law School of the University of Pennsylvania.