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Jemina Bernard

With nearly two decades of experience in the field of education, Jemina recently joined the Young Women’s Leadership Network team as Executive Director, in November 2015. Prior to joining us, Jemina was the Chief Executive Officer for the ROADS Charter Schools. Previous to that position, Jemina served as the Senior Vice President of Regional Operations and Executive Director for New York at Teach for America between 2007- 2013. In addition, Jemina worked four years (2003-2007) at the NYC Department of Education with her final position as Chief Operating Officer of New School Development. Growing up in the South Bronx before attending Yale University and Columbia Business School, Jemina knows first-hand the challenges facing our students and we’re thrilled to have her on the team.