Tequilla Brownie

Tequilla Brownie is chief executive officer of TNTP, a national advocacy and consulting firm focused on disrupting inequities in public education so all students have opportunities to achieve success. She previously served as the organization’s executive in charge of strategy and policy. Brownie move to TNTP in 2013 after nearly a decade at Memphis City Schools, where she led districtwide efforts to improve student outcomes by increasing teacher effectiveness, in partnership with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. A graduate of Yale, Brownie holds a master’s degree from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville and a doctorate in education from the University of Memphis.