DALLAS, Texas (November 30, 2009)—Uplift Education’s Board of Directors voted unanimously on Tuesday, November 16, to appoint Yasmin Bhatia as CEO. Bhatia joined Uplift as its president this June after nine years with McKinsey & Co. Founder Rosemary Perlmeter, who previously held the position of CEO, will continue on full-time with Uplift as Founder, Advocacy and Growth. She will focus on new school development, advocacy and fund development. The change is effective immediately.