Vice President for Policy Programs and Executive Director, Economic Opportunities Program, The Aspen Institute
Maureen Conway is vice president for policy programs at the Aspen Institute and executive director of its Economic Opportunities Program. She founded EOP’s Workforce Strategies Initiative and leads researchers and consultants in identifying and advancing strategies that help low-income Americans gain ground in today’s labor market. A nationally recognized expert in sectoral workforce development, Conway has authored numerous publications, including research reports, case studies, policy briefs, and co-edited the book Connecting People to Work: Workforce Intermediaries and Sector Strategies. She has consulted for the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development and advised the Peace Corps on economic development programs in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union. Maureen has an M.B.A. from Columbia University, a Masters in Regional Planning from the University of North Carolina, and a B.A. in economics and mathematics from Holy Cross College.