Director of Strategy and Policy
As Director of Strategy and Policy, Amber Audrain sets investment strategy across The Mind Trust’s three education incubators: Innovation School Fellowship, Charter School Fellowship, and Education Entrepreneur Fellowship. She supports the recruitment, cultivation, and support strategy for each. Further, Audrain acts across teams to achieve strategy alignment and cohesion across all stages of The Mind Trust’s education work.
Before joining The Mind Trust, Audrain was a project manager with the Indiana Commission for Higher Education, where she supported the state-wide implementation of new policy and programs and the continued success of Learn More Indiana and 21st Century Scholars.
Audrain holds a bachelor’s degree from Missouri State University and both a master’s degree in Policy Analysis and a Public Management graduate certificate from Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.