Week of March 18, 2024 • Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center • Long Beach, CA

Mackenzie Hennessy

Director of Policy, Advocacy, and Community Engagement
KIPP Public Schools NorCal - KIPP Bridge Academy

Mackenzie has vast experience working in the charter sector. Mackenzie spent six years at Success Academy in New York City, the largest and highest-performing charter network in NY. Mackenzie held various roles, including working in operations in West Harlem, founding SAs 48th campus as a Director of Operations, and finally as a Regional Director, overseeing 13 campuses. Mackenzie has returned home to the Bay Area where she works for KIPP NorCal on growth, authorizer relations, advocacy, and charter renewals. Mackenzie has a BA in Political Science/Psychology from UCLA and an MA in Education Policy from Teachers College, Columbia.

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mackenzie-hennessy-2a20376