Abby Pontzer Kamkar is PCSD’s Director of Strategy and Communication. Prior to PCSD, she worked as a Teach for America high school teacher, a financial analyst, a market researcher, and most recently as a Project Manager in the Los Angeles Unified School District. At LAUSD, Abby led a $30M technology pilot with 21 high schools, giving 17,000 students access to a personal laptop. She volunteers locally as a member of the KIPP:LA Associates Board. Abby received her MBA from the University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School, a Masters in Educational Leadership through the Broad Residency, and a BA from the University of Minnesota.