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Grace Harpole

Department Leader
National Director of Workforce Operations

Grace Harpole is a passionate leader and advocate for education and workforce development programs across the country. She joined Tech Impact in 2011 as an ITWorks instructor and has helped develop its ITWorks and CXWorks programs into the powerhouse programs they are today. In her current role as Director of National Program Operations, Grace supports a team of program managers, instructors, coordinators and career support specialists that are on track to graduate over 175 students a year from five programs in three different states. 

She has knowledge of IT systems and tools which she couples with compassionate leadership and high-touch connection to support students in the classroom. Grace works with regional and national partners as well as an extensive network of volunteers and alumni that support each cohort with mentors, advocates, and professional support. Grace is a west coast transplant to the Philly area, and outside of work, Grace enjoys spending time with her family, travel, and combining the two as much as possible.