Ian Rowe

Ian Rowe is CEO of Public Prep, a network of single-sex elementary and middle public charter schools in the South Bronx and Lower East Side of Manhattan. A proud product of the New York City public school system, Mr. Rowe is a social entrepreneur and leader with more than two decades of experience at Teach For America, the White House, MTV Social Impact, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. He is chairman of the board of Spence-Chapin, a senior visiting fellow at the Thomas B. Fordham Institute, an Echoing Green Fellow, a Harvard Business School Social Enterprise Fellow, and a member of the American Enterprise Institute Leadership Network. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Cornell University and master’s degree from Harvard Business School. 

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