Susan Hibbard

Ms. Hibbard was a panelist for the Forum’s discussion on Childcare and Health in America.

Susan Hibbard, executive director of the BUILD Initiative, has more than 20 years of experience in the areas of early learning, early childhood systems, and social change with a focus on research and analysis, strategic planning, project management and skills training. As BUILD’s executive director, she  oversees its daily operations, directs the BUILD staff team, and coordinates governance and financial management with fiscal sponsor Third Sector New England.

Susan also designs a vibrant learning community for state leaders to foster peer-to-peer networking and information sharing on a wide range of early childhood topics. She additionally oversees BUILD’s research and evaluation efforts, and manages the publication and dissemination of the BUILD Initiative’s research and policy briefs.

Susan did her undergraduate work at Bryn Mawr College and received her M.A. from the New School University.