Mebane Rash

CEO & Editor-in-Chief, EducationNC

Mebane Rash is the CEO of EducationNC, an industry-leading collection of nonprofits and initiatives chronicling change for our students, our state, and our future. She is the president of the national Governmental Research Association.

Mebane is a public school kid, attending Irwin Elementary, First Ward Elementary, McClintock Middle, and East Mecklenburg High School in Charlotte. She is a graduate of the University of Virginia and the UNC School of Law.

Mebane was one of 60 women from 25 countries invited to study Women and Power: Leadership in the New World at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, and she participated in the Aspen Institute’s executive seminar on Leadership, Values, and the Good Society.

Her work has won national awards for most distinguished research, outstanding policy achievement, and most effective education of the public.

Mebane lives in Deep Gap, and you can find her tweeting about #loveNC @Mebane_Rash.