Adriana Rodriguez currently serves as the Managing Director of Performance and Accountability at the Maya Angelou Schools, a network of alternative schools in Washington, D.C. serving disconnected youth. In this role, Ms. Rodriguez provides leadership expertise related to school accountability and policy, data infrastructure, and continuous improvement practices to help the organization achieve its goals. Her work has been critical to the Maya Angelou Schools as an advocate for its programs, but also in Washington, DC, as she worked with both charter and city officials to ensure alternative youth populations are included in policy decisions. Ms. Rodriguez has accumulated over 15 years of experience at the Maya Angelou Schools, serving in a variety of capacities, including launching the school’s first Alumni Support Program, while also developing college and career programming as the Director of Postsecondary Education. With a passion for education and youth, her earliest years of service began at Raising Hispanic Academic Achievement, Inc, a non-profit in Montgomery County, Maryland. Additionally, she served as board member and chair for Hispanics Against Child Abuse and Neglect, a non-profit organization serving Fairfax County, Virginia. Ms. Rodriguez is also very active in several ministries in her parish, Our Lady Queen of Peace in Arlington, VA and most recently served on their Parish Advisory Board as Vice Chair.