Miriam Altman is Co-Founder and Chief Business Officer of Kinvolved, a Benefit-Certified, social venture that is improving graduation rates by providing schools and after school programs with an app to increase attendance and real-time communication among schools, families, and youth programs. A former NYC public high school history teacher, through the Teach For America corps,Miriam was a founding member of her school’s Attendance Committee. Currently, Miriam serves on the NYC Regional Strategy Team of Leadership for Educational Equity (LEE), and is a mentor to female entrepreneurs through the Social Innovation Initiative at Brown University. She holds an MPA in Policy and Management from the Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service at New York University, from which she received the Jo Ivey Boufford Award for Innovative Solutions to Public Service Challenges. She also holds an MA, Ed. in Secondary Social Studies Education from Lehman College and a BA with Honors in an Independent Concentration, News Media and Societal Change, from Brown University.