Joanne Cheng is an investor with Rethink Education, a New York-based early-stage venture capital fund focused on education technology. She invests across the learner lifecycle from early childhood to workforce training and is particularly interested in innovative ideas that address issues of access and affordability in education. Outside of work, Joanne has led enrichment and mentorship programs with education nonprofits in New York City and Boston, delivering solutions to underserved communities. Previously, she worked in investment banking in the Financial Institutions Group at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Joanne holds a B.A. in Economics from Harvard University.