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Miles Sandler

Miles Sandler

Board Member

Miles Sandler is a director and interim leader for the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, where she serves as a developer and executer of the Foundation’s policy framework. She leads a cross-foundation policy working group and engages with local and national networks to support the Foundation’s priorities and impact goals. Sandler joined the Kauffman Foundation as a director of engagement – education in 2017, serving as an advocate and constituency builder for the Foundation’s key educational programs.

Prior to joining the Kauffman Foundation, Sandler was a senior associate of education at the National League of Cities (NLC). There, she supported more than 80 mayoral offices and city agencies across the nation to increase city capacity through comprehensive technical assistance, aiding mayors’ offices in developing sustainable education initiatives. Earlier, Sandler was a national urban fellow at the D.C. Promise Neighborhood Initiative and led the development of a community health strategy to support the improvement of academic achievement among neighborhood students and families. Sandler began her career as a director at the Boys and Girls Club of Newburgh, leading a comprehensive after-school program for youth in the inner-city of Newburgh, New York. She is a proud alum of the National Urban Fellows, Surge Institute, and Executive Ascent. She actively participates in the arts and local efforts to increase equitable outcomes in Kansas City.

Sandler earned a Master of Public Administration from the City University of New York – Baruch College and a Bachelor of Arts in psychology from the State University of New York – New Paltz.

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