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Dr. Noemi Donoso leads Wonderful Education for The Wonderful Company, a company that has invested millions of dollars to provide youth in California's Central Valley with experiences and opportunities that lead them to a promising future. She brings two decades of proven experience, focused on achieving unprecedented gains for students across the country, increasing academic rigor and college access, turning around schools, developing top talent, and promoting performance-based accountability. In her current post, Noemi has expanded the company's college scholarship program to serve students from 9th grade through college completion; grown Wonderful College Prep Academy, a college-prep charter school for grades six through 12; and designed an early-college career prep program, the Wonderful Agriculture Career Prep, to train students for high-skilled jobs by combining advanced STEM-focused college coursework with technical on-the-job training. Prior to Wonderful, Noemi served as chief education officer for Chicago Public Schools, where she oversaw 380,000 students in over 500 schools. She also launched a longer school day, district-wide Common Core training, and a comprehensive teacher-evaluation system. Noemi is a Fellow of the 11th class of the Pahara-Aspen Education Fellowship and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.