Veenay Singla is the Facilitator for Tide Risers New York City.
Veenay is a coach, consultant, and connector, focusing primarily on talent and leadership in the education reform sector. Veenay has led a number of successful consulting engagements for clients such as the Achievement Network, Bellwether Education Partners, The Broad Center, Chicago Public Schools, the Crown Family Philanthropies, FirstLine Schools, Hawaii Department of Education, The Mind Trust, and Teach for America.
Veenay previously held the position of Associate Partner with the Pahara Institute and Bellwether Education Partners, where she provided thought partnership, operations support and program development in connection with the design of the Aspen Teacher Leaders Program, a new leadership program for teacher and union leaders. At Pahara, Veenay also provided key selection and growth support to the prestigious Pahara-Aspen Fellows program.
Earlier, Veenay worked for the Chicago Public Education Fund and Chicago Public Schools. Veenay began her career as a fourth grade teacher in Houston, Texas as part of Teach for America. Veenay earned her M.P.P. from the University of Chicago, and an Ed.M. from Harvard University. She graduated with her B.A. from Washington University in St. Louis. Veenay has been trained as an executive coach through the Newfield Network and has been certified through the Center for Creative Leadership to administer all of the 360 assessments in their portfolio. Veenay serves on Advisory Boards for Pilot Light and Flo Chicago (Future Leaders of Chicago).