Gloria Mwase

Senior Vice President, Research, Impact, Learning, and Development, Council for Adult and Experiential Learning

Gloria Mwase has extensive experience in leading projects focused on postsecondary education and workforce development that advance adult learners into meaningful employment. Additionally, Mwase has worked with employers in developing sector-based industry-partnerships to advance a competitive workforce. A key emphasis of her experience focuses on measuring impact through research and evaluation, including roles as principal investigator on research. Mwase also works across all areas of CAEL to elevate the organization’s current innovations and helps to develop new approaches, products, and services that can help us continue to advance our mission.

In addition to CAEL’s research and impact initiatives, Mwase leads CAEL’s learning and development function and several equity-focused initiatives. Mwase previously served in roles at the Mississippi Community College Board, Jobs for the Future, and the Annie E. Casey Foundation. She also has taught at Cambridge College and the University of Massachusetts Boston.