George Lucas Educational Foundation
Nora Fleming

Nora Fleming


Nora Fleming has more than a decade of experience in the media, writing and communications fields. As an editor at Edutopia, Nora develops ideas for stories and multimedia content, writes and edits articles, and manages a bank of national writers. Before arriving at Edutopia, Nora was the editorial director at Fenton, a social change communications firm, where she worked across the agency managing content and multimedia projects for leading foundations, nonprofits, and advocacy organizations. Previously, she served as a reporter at Education Week, the leading national news publication on K-12 education policy, and as an editorial manager on a winning California State Senate campaign. She has also held positions as a development and communications manager for children’s policy nonprofit, an education beat reporter in Los Angeles, and a communications and marketing associate for small business. After her undergraduate studies, Nora served in AmeriCorps as a college counselor at a low-income middle school in East L.A.

Nora holds a master's degree from George Washington University in Media and Public Affairs with a concentration in Education Policy. She earned her bachelor's degree, with double major in Journalism and American Studies from Emory University in Atlanta, where she worked for a local publication and as the photography editor of her college newspaper.