Mara Martini is a project manager at the Urban Education Institute. Martini provides high-level administrative support to Charna Epstein, UEI's chief operating officer, and William Olsen, senior director of the UChicago Charter School and UChicago Urban Teacher Education Program. Her work focuses on streamlining communications and operations across UEI.
Prior to joining UEI, Martini worked as a program assistant at Northwestern University and previously conducted research in education, sociology, and psychology at various institutions.
Martini has an MEd in practitioner research from the University of London Institute of Education, an MEd in curriculum instruction and an MA in sociology from Loyola University of Chicago, and a BA in psychology from St. Mary's College in Notre Dame, Indiana.