Department of Education

Mara Harwel

Urban Education Policy (UEP)


Mara Harwel joins the Brown UEP program after serving in several roles at Relay Graduate School of Education, a not-for-profit institution of higher education serving teachers and leaders across the country. Most recently, Mara was the Managing Director of National Strategy and Operations for Relay, supporting all non-instructional aspects of Relay's campuses. Mara began her career as an elementary teacher in New Orleans through Teach For America and holds a BA in History from Yale University. She lives in Providence and is really digging the Rhode Island clamcake life.