Pras Ranaweera is a Senior Program Officer on the K-12 education team at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. She was previously a Partner (Academic Strategy) at TNTP, a non-profit education consultancy, where she launched a school improvement network for a group of elementary and middle schools in Boston. Prior to that, Pras was Chief of Staff for Data & Accountability then Deputy Chief of Student Assessments at D.C. Public Schools. Pras also taught English in public secondary schools in Japan and Switzerland. Pras is a graduate of the Broad Residency in Urban Education and has a second Master’s Degree from King’s College, London. Pras was among the Council on Foundations's Career Pathways 2017 cohort. Pras lives in Washington, D.C.
Senior Program Officer
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation