Michelle Lerner

Media Relations and Outreach Manager

Michelle (Gininger) Lerner is the Media Relations and Outreach Manager at the Thomas B. Fordham Institute, where she leads the Institute’s relationships with the press, develops communications and outreach strategies, leads Fordham's social-media content, and manages events. Prior to joining Fordham, Michelle worked as communications manager for the American Federation for Children, a national school-choice advocacy organization, and as an associate at a federal lobbying firm.  She holds a BA in Journalism from Boston University and is currently pursuing a Masters in Public Policy from George Mason University.