Julien Phillips

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Julien Phillips

1997 Global Fellow
Founder of Partners in School Innovation

Julien Phillips 1997 Global Fellow

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Transform teaching and learning in the lowest-performing American public schools so that every child, regardless of background, thrives in school.


Partners in School Innovation enables public schools in high-poverty Bay Area communities serving students of color and English-language learners to achieve educational equity through school-based reform.


Julien Phillips received an MA and MBA from Stanford University, and served as a Peace Corps Volunteer from 1964-66. Julien also worked with McKinsey & Company for many years, where he specialized in managing major change in complex organizations. He is a founding board member of Ashoka, a board member of the Pacific School of Religion, and an organizing committee member of Teamworks Co-operative. Julien is also the co-founder and Executive Director emeritus of Partners in School Innovation.

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  • 1997
  • Global Fellow
  • Education
  • North America
  • United States

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