Director, Education Programs, Corporate Citizenship & Corporate Affairs at the IBM Corporation
Grace Suh is Director, Education Programs, Corporate Citizenship & Corporate Affairs at the IBM Corporation. In her position, Grace manages IBM’s global education portfolio of STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) and teacher professional development programs. These programs include Teachers TryScience, MentorPlace, and Teacher Advisor, powered by IBM Watson. Grace also manages the P-TECH 9-14 School Model, beginning at Pathways in Technology Early College High School in Brooklyn, NY and now being replicated in 58 schools in the United States and Australia. Prior to IBM, Grace worked at the Children’s Defense Fund, a national child advocacy organization in Washington, D.C. where she focused primarily on child welfare policy. In addition to the corporate and nonprofit sectors, Grace has worked on education and children’s issues in state and city governments. Grace serves on a number of education committees and boards, including the Schools That Cang. She has a master’s degree in public policy from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and a bachelor’s degree from Columbia University.
Suh has been a board member since 2016.