Staff

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Patrick Corvington

Chief Executive Officer

Patrick Corvington brings over two decades of nonprofit leadership experience at esteemed national and global nonprofits, such as Habitat for Humanity International, The Urban Institute, and The Annie E. Casey Foundation. In 2010, Corvington was appointed to serve as the Chief Executive Officer of Corporation for National and Community Service —the agency that oversees AmeriCorps, VISTA, and AmeriCorps Seniors, during the Obama Administration. He most recently served as Interim Executive Director and Board Member of ConnectED, a Washington DC-based nonprofit focused on school reform. Currently, he is also the Board Chair of The Writer’s Center and a member of the Board of Trustees of The Lab School of Washington, which serves children with language-based learning differences .

Patrick graduated from Johns Hopkins University with a Master of Public Policy and is a recipient of an Outstanding Americans by Choice award, which recognizes the outstanding achievements of naturalized U.S. citizens. In his free time he enjoys spending time with his daughter in these last few months before she heads off to college.

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Imran Noorali

Data & Support Manager

Imran is a former marketing professional who has spent time in various fields such as microfinance and entertainment media. Prior to Minds Matter he finished his Masters degree in International Affairs from Columbia University where he focused on research involving economic development. He is also an active participant in his community by volunteering regularly in cleanup projects and by mentoring high school students. Before moving to New York, he finished his undergraduate education in marketing and sports media studies at the University of Southern California. During his free time, he enjoys baking desserts, swimming, and tennis.

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Lupe Meyers

Program Manager

Lupe Davalos Meyers is a first-generation college graduate, born in Mexico and raised in Ventura, California. After graduating from Mills College, Lupe worked in different public interest policy sectors across the Bay Area. She served as a senior community organizer and led campaigns working around issues of immigrant rights, education, and fair housing. Lupe mostly recently served as the City of Oakland’s Program Director of the Kindergarten To College program, where she worked and supported school leaders and parents to ensure all students had the opportunity to access higher education resources. Lupe now resides in the Deep South and is completing her PhD with a focus on local immigration matters.