Elyse Rosenblum is a thought leader who has extensive experience working with private sector leaders, nonprofits, and foundations to develop a strategy to engage employers in creating talent pipelines to access opportunity youth, defined as young adults between the ages of 16 and 24 who are out of school and out of work. One of the Principals of Grads of Life, Elyse is responsible for setting the strategy and direction of the Grads of Life initiative. Grads of Life consists of a multi-media advertising campaign designed to change how employers think about talent, an accompanying web platform designed to help employers take action, and services to help employers develop innovative talent solutions that are inclusive of opportunity youth.
Prior to her work with Grads of Life, Elyse was the Director of the Employment Pathways Project. She has also worked for Corporate Voices for Working Families and Bass & Howes, a public policy consulting firm. Elyse holds a J.D. from the University of Texas School of Law.