Romy Drucker is the director of the Walton Family Foundation’s Education Program, which focuses on supporting communities and families to ensure students thrive academically and socially and are supported in finding their unique path to the careers and lives they choose.
Even before working at the foundation, Romy spent 15 years working to achieve the organization’s goals. In 2015, Romy founded The 74, an award-winning nonprofit news organization focused on education. She also held several senior leadership positions in the New York City Department of Education, improving the quality of education for the city’s 1.1 million students.
Romy was appointed to her current role with the Walton Family Foundation in 2021; she joined the organization in 2019. Romy graduated cum laude from Yale College with a B.A. in Literature and Spanish language; she earned her M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.