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TLA Welcomes Nonprofit Leader Danny Rojas to Board of Directors

The Learning Accelerator (TLA), a national nonprofit accelerating individual, organization, and sector learning to transform K-12 education, announced today that Danny Rojas has joined the Board of Directors. Danny has spent his career leading and strategizing across the education, community advocacy, and technology sectors. He currently serves as the Executive Director of All Star Code, a national nonprofit empowering young men of color to acquire financial independence and social mobility through the power of coding.  

"I'm humbled to join the TLA Board of Directors at this exciting phase of its journey — celebrating TLA's 10th anniversary and its impact across the education sector, accelerating learning at all levels to transform K-12,” Rojas said. “I look forward to working with my fellow Board members and CEO Beth Rabbitt on a mission to bring equitable and effective advancement across the education ecosystem.” 

In addition to deep expertise in education and technology, Danny also serves on several boards dedicated to developing Latino leadership.   

“Accelerating the transformation of K-12 learning is a complex task, requiring broad expertise and boundary-spanning perspectives. As TLA assembles the strongest of teams for our next decade of work, I’m so delighted to welcome Danny Rojas, a nonprofit leader and strategist with deep experience in education and technology, to the TLA board,” said Beth Rabbitt, Chief Executive Officer of TLA. “From his work leading All Star Code, whose work focuses on creating economic opportunity for young men of color, to his sustained efforts to cultivate powerful Latino/a/e leaders nationally, Danny will bring unique professional and personal expertise that will be of critical value as we navigate TLA’s journey and impact going forward.”

"We are extremely excited to have Danny join our board! Since my first conversation with Danny, where I learned more about his background and passion for education, I’ve known that Danny would bring a unique perspective from his lived experience that would help our role in supporting TLA’s mission. He has fueled young men of color's entrepreneurial mindset, skills, and networks so they can succeed in a technological world. He will bring tremendous knowledge of how to leverage technological innovation to deliver an effective and equitable education for all students to the TLA Board," added Al Motley, TLA board chair. "We are thrilled to have Danny join the Board and contribute to TLA's work." 


Danny Rojas is the Executive Director of All Star Code, a national nonprofit organization creating economic opportunity for young men of color by developing their entrepreneurial mindset, skills, and networks needed to succeed in a technological world. Danny is responsible for day-to-day operations, fundraising, and national strategic growth.

Prior to All Star Code, Danny served as a Senior Leader at General Assembly, a global technology education company, responsible for scaling enterprise tech talent pipeline solutions for Fortune 100 clients, pioneering accelerated training models to empower underrepresented communities in tech and adults with low income. 

Before his work with General Assembly, Danny served as a Principal, Strategic Advising at Bellwether Education Partners, a premier national K-12 education consultancy. Prior to Bellwether, Danny served as a Senior Manager at Deloitte & Touche LLP, responsible for technology risk advisory and management consulting and worked as a regional Diversity and Inclusion leader. Before joining Deloitte, Danny worked in financial services technology teams at Deutsche Bank and Bloomberg, LP, and started his career at General Electric in biomedical engineering research and development. 

Danny serves on the Board of Directors of New Immigrant Community Empowerment, a community-based immigrant worker rights organization; Tech:NYC, an engaged network of tech leaders working to foster a dynamic, diverse, and creative New York; and the New York Chapter of ALPFA (Association of Latino Professionals for America), a national nonprofit that empowers and develops Latino men and women as leaders of character for the nation in every sector of the global economy. Danny serves on the Board of Trustees for Phi Iota Alpha Fraternity, Inc., the oldest Latino fraternity founded in 1931.

Danny received a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering from Boston University and lives in Jackson Heights, Queens with his wife and son. 

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