Andrés Henríquez, EDC director of STEM education strategy, is a national expert in science, educational technology, and policy. He brings extensive experience in philanthropy, having served as a program officer at the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Carnegie Corporation of New York.

Currently, Henriquez is leading an upcoming national EDC convening, Preparing a Green and Blue Workforce, and heading up an EDC initiative related to the CHIPS and Science Act. He is a member of NSF’s Directorate for STEM Education Advisory Committee.

Henríquez is deeply committed to making a difference in the lives of underserved children and youth. For decades, he advanced this goal as an educator, researcher, advocate, and funder. He has led work in college and career readiness standards and assessments, including the writing and adoption of the Next Generation Science Standards. Earlier in his career, he led a partnership between Bell Atlantic and Union City Schools that fueled a community transformation and received national recognition from President Clinton.

Henríquez holds an MA from Teachers College and a BA from Hamilton College.