Audrey Dow grew up in East Los Angeles. Like her parents before her, she attended James A. Garfield High School. Seeing potential in Audrey, her parents, counselors, and teachers at Garfield worked together to ensure she went to college. Today, Audrey is the Senior Vice President of The Campaign for College Opportunity, a statewide policy and advocacy organization working to ensure more Californians have the opportunity to go to college and succeed. She has broad responsibilities for leading the organizations’ robust research agenda, strategic media and communications, and coalition building. Audrey has over a decade of experience in the public and nonprofit sectors where she has trained Latinas to take on leadership roles in the public sector and served as a Gubernatorial appointee. Audrey received a BS in Public Policy and Management from the University of Southern California and a Master’s in Public Affairs with an emphasis in Domestic Policy, and a certificate in Urban Policy, from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University. She serves on the Parent Board of the Mayfield Senior School in Pasadena and is the California State Senate’s appointee to the California Awards for Innovation in Higher Education Committee. Audrey is the proud mother of four little Californians.