Senior Consultant, Corporate Voices for Working Families
Elyse Rosenblum is a senior consultant working with non-profits, foundations and corporations on education, workforce training and youth development strategies. She assists clients in developing and implementing influence and advocacy initiatives. Her work frequently involves engaging employers and young adults as partners in advocacy to inform public policy at the national level. She also has extensive experience working with employers to document and promote best business practices with the goal of engaging more employers in programs to develop new sources of skilled and diverse talent.
Elyse has a particular commitment to creating opportunities for low income and disconnected young adults to develop the skills and connections needed to make successful transitions to career path employment and/or postsecondary education. In addition to Corporate Voices, Elyse also works with Year Up, the New Options Project as well as the White House Council on Community Solutions.
Previously, Elyse served as General Counsel and Senior Program Manager at Bass & Howes, a public policy consulting firm, where she specialized in education policy. In that role, she worked with non-profits, foundations and corporations on a number of policy initiatives affecting children and families. Prior to that, Elyse was an associate with Hogan & Hartson, where she practiced in the areas of education and employment law.
Elyse has a longtime commitment to women’s leadership, equity and issues that affect working families. She has served on the American Bar Association’s Individual Rights and Responsibilities Committee. She was the founder of the Texas Journal of Women and Law at the University of Texas School of Law. At Williams College, she served on the President’s Diversity Committee.