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Tina Fernandez has spent her career in the legal and education sectors and has been involved in several social-entrepreneurial ventures. Currently, she is the founding executive director of Achieve Atlanta whose vision is that Atlanta be a city where race and income no longer predict postsecondary success and upward mobility. Prior to this, Tina was a partner at Bellwether Education Partners, a national nonprofit providing strategic, talent, and policy consulting to education organizations, where she helped launch and co-lead the development of Bellwether’s talent services. Tina also served as a Clinical Professor at the University of Texas School of Law and was the founding Director of the school’s Pro Bono Program. There, Tina developed a legal services model to help over 700 undocumented students apply for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program and was twice named Clinical Professor of the Year. She's also worked on Teach for America’s national alumni team, as an attorney with Fulbright & Jaworski, and as a bilingual teacher in the South Bronx and has served on several nonprofit boards. Tina earned her J.D. from Columbia University School of Law and her B.A. from Harvard College and currently resides in Atlanta with her husband Frank and their two children. She is a Fellow of Class XIV of the Pahara – Aspen Education Fellowship, a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network, and a member of the Aspen Corps of Moderators.