Master of Public Administration (MPA)

A first generation college student, Veronica López-Delgado graduated with honors from Princeton University in 2013 with a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and a certificate in Gender and Sexuality Studies. Driven by a passion for education access, she joined Teach for America upon graduation and taught middle school math for two years at a traditional public school in rural North Carolina, followed by three years at a charter school in New Haven, Connecticut. As a teacher, she served as team leader, curriculum fellow, staff trainer, and supported implementation of new discipline systems. In 2018, she moved to Atlanta to work as Programs Manager for Next Generation Men and Women, an education nonprofit providing college and career readiness preparation to Title I high school students. During her time at Next Gen, Veronica developed curriculum, managed strategic partnerships, and supported the expansion of the program to five schools and over 250 students served.


Bachelor of Arts | Princeton University | 2013 | Sociology

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Career Goals:

Veronica plans to specialize in Public Policy, utilizing her experience on the ground to make fundamental changes in metro Atlanta and Georgia that will improve opportunities for low-income youth and youth of color. She plans to focus on policy analysis, implementation, and advocacy on policies that address racial and gender inequality and opportunities for low-income youth.

Relevant Work Experience: 

Programs Manager, Next Generation Men and Women Operations Coordinator, Girl Be Heard Math Teacher, Amistad Academy Middle School and Henderson Middle School Curriculum Fellow, Achievement First Charter School Network

Of Note

Georgia Center for Non Profits EMERGE Leadership Program, 2021 Teach For America Corps Member 2013

Research Interests

Education policy, interaction of poverty reduction policies and improved educational outcomes