Meet Kwamara

Kwamara is an accomplished speaker; leading discussions, presentations, and professional development at conferences across the country.  She also sits on several boards and helps those organizations strategize and implement their education programming and strategic growth initiatives.

With a Masters in Education Leadership and a Bachelor’s from New York University, Kwamara brings over 15 years of experience as a leader, administrator, educator, coach, and mentor in schools and platforms on the local, district, state, and national levels.

In her free time, she enjoys traveling, spending time with family and friends, reading, hiking, and biking.

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Kwamara is an educator, an accomplished speaker; leading discussions, presentations, and professional development at conferences across the country. Education has always been a passion of hers; and the more ingrained in this work she has become, the more she sees education as the civil rights movement of our time. With over 15 years of experience and success as a senior leader in education, Kwamara has led teams serving a variety of education stakeholders in countless regions throughout the country. She has worked with systems that operate in urban, rural, and suburban environments that serve students from various backgrounds, ranging from homelessness to juvenile justice to traditional public school models. She has worked with public school systems(large and small), charter schools, religious private institutions, community based organizations, foundations, as well as local and national policy makers. She also sits on several boards helping those organizations think through, strategize around, and implement their education programming  and strategic growth initiatives. As such, she sees herself as a steward, partner, and facilitator in the education ecosystem.

AREAS OF STRENGTH

People Management 
External Partnerships 
Creating highly successful teams
Building Capacity 
Programmatic Quality (DDI)
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI)
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