Tara Boggaram joined the Alliance in June 2017 as a policy and advocacy intern. She is currently pursuing a master’s degree in education policy at Columbia University. Prior to the Alliance, Ms. Boggaram was a consultant for a state department of education working on a desegregation project.
After completing her bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas at Austin, Ms. Boggaram taught in a low-income government school in Pune, India. After teaching, she worked with Varthana, a microfinance institution that provides loans to affordable private schools across India. In particular, Ms. Boggaram is interested in school finance reform and integration efforts.