Maki Park

Senior Policy Analyst, Migration Policy Institute

Speaker Bio

Maki Park is senior policy analyst for early education and care at the Migration Policy Institute’s National Center on Immigrant Integration Policy, where her work focuses on early childhood policies affecting children of immigrants and refugees as well as dual-language learners from birth to eight in the United States and internationally.  Previously, Park worked as director of outreach and program manager at WorldTeach, based at Harvard’s Center for International Development, where she oversaw recruiting and admissions operations and managed the organization’s program in Guyana. She has also worked as an education consultant in Malawi and was a Peace Corps volunteer in Turkmenistan. Park holds a master’s degree in international education policy from Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education and earned her bachelor’s degree with a double major in French and government, with a concentration in international relations, from Cornell University.