Angela McKee-Brown is the Executive Director of The Edible Schoolyard Project, a non-profit dedicated to designing hands-on educational experiences in the garden, kitchen, and cafeteria that connect children to food, nature, and each other. Before joining the Edible Schoolyard Project, Angela served as the Director of Innovation and Strategy with San Francisco Unified School District’s Future Dining Experience where she oversaw the redesign of the school food system of San Francisco. She has also worked to expand access to market opportunities for chefs and food entrepreneurs who are women, immigrants and people of color while at the non-profit La Cocina. Angela was a 2016-2017 Stanford University d.school Civic Innovation Fellow, and she brings an equity-centered design framework to her work. Angela holds a Master’s in Food Studies from NYU, and serves on the board of Educate2Envision International, a non-profit that invests in youth from underserved areas to be their own innovators in tackling poverty.