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Adam Gottlieb, MPP

Adam Gottlieb

Director, Postsecondary Strategy & Policy

(213) 325-1520 | [email protected]

In this role, Adam Gottlieb, Master of Public Policy (MPP), oversees policy and systems change strategy as they relate to higher education at local, state and federal levels. In doing so, he works with key leadership at postsecondary institutions and community-based organizations across the state to advance a student success agenda – prioritizing equitable access to education, holistic support and preparedness for the 21st century economy.

Through his policy work, Gottlieb supports the UNITE-LA agenda of preparing all youth for success from cradle-to-career by working with local and statewide government agencies, legislators and other advocacy organizations to advance policies that support student finances, postsecondary accessibility and better alignment among higher education segments, K-12 and the workforce.

Gottlieb earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Thought and Practice from the University of Redlands and a Master of Public Policy degree from Vanderbilt University. He also worked as a Graduate Intern at the Tennessee Office of Education where he served as the inaugural Policy and Advocacy Fellow for Complete Tennessee. Gottlieb serves his alma mater as a member of the University of Redlands Alumni Board of Directors, where he chairs the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee, and as the alumni representative on the University Anti-Racism Committee.

Gottlieb is also involved in his community, volunteering with various youth, Jewish community and education organizations.