Dr. Jaynemarie Enyonam Angbah

Strategic Projects Senior Manager for the Race, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion | Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Philanthropies

Dr. Jaynemarie Enyonam Angbah is a seasoned youth development professional and educator with over 18 years of experience serving youth, communities and families. She currently serves as the Strategic Projects Senior Manager for the Race, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (REDI) Change Learning Journey at Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Philanthropies. In this role, she leads strategic initiatives that strengthen the organization’s culture and reinforce its commitment to equity and inclusion.

Throughout her career, Jaynemarie has embraced a pedagogy that is rooted in empowering young people and early career professionals to be agents of change. She has a proven track record of leading organizational change initiatives through creating operational systems and practices; executing innovative programming; and developing highly effective staff. Most recently, she served as the Senior Director, Teen Youth Development at Boys & Girls Clubs of America where she led the development and implementation of programs that prepared teen members to be scholars, community advocates and 21st Century leaders. She has also held leadership roles within the School-Age Division of The Children’s Aid Society. In recognition of her leadership and commitment to youth, Jaynemarie was named the 2014 Afterschool Ambassador for the State of New York and is also the 2018 recipient of Bucknell University’s Young Alumni Award.

Jaynemarie is originally from the Bronx, NY. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Bucknell University, a Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction from Lesley University, a Master of Education and Certificate of Advanced Study in Risk and Prevention from Harvard University, and a doctorate in Organizational Change and Leadership from the University of Southern California. She is honored to serve on the Board of Directors for The Fresh Air Fund and several national advisory boards, as well as chair the American Educational Research Association’s (AERA) Out of School Time SIG.

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