Ross Wiener is a Vice-President at the Aspen Institute and Executive Director of the Education & Society Program. In his work, Ross leads teams of educators and analysts in creating rich learning experiences for education leaders and policymakers. These resources help leaders increase educational outcomes. From 2002 to 2009, Ross was policy director and then vice president for program and policy at The Education Trust. Ross also served for five years as a trial attorney in the U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Educational Opportunities Section.