Merle Froschl, BS

Director, Educational Equity, FHI 360

Merle Froschl, BS, has more than 35 years of experience in education and publishing, developing innovative programs and materials that foster equality of opportunity for students regardless of gender, race/ethnicity, disability, or level of family income. As director of the Educational Equity Center at FHI 360, Ms. Froschl provides leadership and oversight to projects that include curriculum development, professional development, parent education, research and evaluation.

Prior to coming to FHI 360, Ms. Froschl was Co-Founder and Co-Director of Educational Equity Concepts, a national nonprofit organization whose mission was to create bias-free programs and materials beginning in early childhood. Since the 1970s she has developed outstanding curricular and teacher training models in the field of educational equity and is a nationally-known speaker on issues of gender equity and equality of opportunity in education. She is the author and co-author of numerous journal articles and book chapters.

Froschl holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism from Syracuse University and is a graduate of the Institute for Not-for-Profit Management at Columbia University.