Glorimar Barrios is an associate at the Milken Institute Center for Strategic Philanthropy, where she advises individual philanthropists and family foundations on implementing impactful giving strategies focused on education and workforce development. Her current portfolio includes prioritizing student mental health and well-being, community education, and elevating learning science (i.e., understanding the way the brain learns) and incorporating that research into teaching and learning. Barrios joined the Institute from the Community Scholars Program at Georgetown University, a program for high-achieving, first-generation students. She is a Gates Millennium Scholar and an active alumna within the network. Barrios received an MA in educational transformation with a focus on policy and advocacy from Georgetown University and a bachelor’s degree in law and society with a minor in psychology from American University. She works in the Milken Institute’s Washington, DC office.