Renée White is the Chief Advancement Officer at Partners in School Innovation, a national organization that transforms teaching and learning in the lowest-performing public schools so that every student, regardless of background, thrives. She is a member of the senior leadership team and manages all of the marketing, communications and fundraising efforts for the organization. Prior to joining Partners, she served as the Philanthropic Partnerships Manager at MIND Research Institute, the Executive Director of the “I Have a Dream” Foundation in Los Angeles, and the Executive Director of the Al Wooten Jr. Heritage Center in South Central Los Angeles. Prior to her work in the non-profit sector, Renée was a political consultant, campaign staffer and political party Executive Director for ten years working with candidates on all levels from Mayoral to the Presidency. Renée has received numerous awards in her career including Soroptomist’s “Making a Difference in the Lives of Women,” and the Santa Fe Springs Chamber’s “Volunteer of the Year Award” and the “President’s Award.” She was also nominated as one of Long Beach’s “30 Women to Watch” and “40 under 40.” Renée served on the Board of Directors of the Santa Fe Springs Chamber of Commerce for six years and chaired the Education and Government Affairs Committees. She served on the Board of Directors of Operation Jumpstart, a mentoring organization in Southern California for six years. She co-chaired the Long Beach Grand Prix Charity Ball in 2013 and 2014. Renée holds a Master’s in Public Administration (MPA) degree from Penn State and a Bachelor’s Degree in Politics, Values and Social Change with a minor in Non-Profit Management from the University of Washington. Renée resides in Oakland, CA with her husband Dan Stoeckle and their children Juliette (10) and Aidan (8). In her spare time, she is a Girl Scout Co-Troop Leader for her daughter’s Junior Troop, the Technology Chairman on the PTA board, and the Chairman of the School Site Council at her children’s school.