Our Team

The NewSchools team draws on extensive experience from across the education, business, policy and nonprofit sectors to help find, fund and support teams of educators and innovators.

Natalie Wilson

Natalie Wilson

Associate Partner

Natalie Wilson is an Associate Partner on the Diverse Leaders team, focused on management assistance and designing communities of practice. Most recently, Natalie served as the Director of Strategy & Operations for The School District of Philadelphia Charter Schools Office, as part of The Broad Residency in Urban Education. In this district authorizing role, she focused on strategic planning, school operations, and family and community engagement. Prior to the residency, she was a portfolio manager at REDF, a workforce-focused nonprofit venture philanthropy fund, where she provided strategic guidance to social enterprises focused on providing jobs and pathways to employment for individuals with significant barriers to employment. 

Natalie holds a master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a bachelor’s degree in Economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. She lives in Oakland with her amazing daughter and loves drawing and playing competitive volleyball in her spare time.