SPECIALIST // Michael Lombardo’s Bio
Michael has served as CEO of Reading Partners since 2006. Under his leadership, the organization has grown from serving 6 schools in Silicon Valley to working with over 60 school districts nationwide, including in New York, Los Angeles, and Washington DC. Reading Partners is one of only a handful of organizations to receive multiple Social Innovation Fund awards from the U.S. government.
Michael is a social-entrepreneur-in-residence at Stanford University. He has spoken on panels for the Stanford Social Innovation Review, Harvard Graduate School of Education’s EdCast series, Social Venture Partners International, Growth Philanthropy Network, and China-US Strategic Philanthropy at Beijing Normal University.