Gwynn Hughes

Gwynn Hughes is a program officer at the C. S. Mott Foundation where she manages the Learning Beyond the Classroom portfolio, seeking to provide optimum opportunities for academic support and enrichment for young people to learn and develop in school, summer, and afterschool. Formerly, Hughes was executive director of the Massachusetts Afterschool Partnership (MAP)—the Massachusetts statewide afterschool network—where she led a statewide coalition to improve afterschool programs, including the establishment of a legislative commission on afterschool and out-of-school time and the identification of new state funding for afterschool programs. Hughes holds a bachelor's degree from Wellesley College, a juris doctorate degree from Northeastern University and a master's degree in music from the University of Virginia.