Over the past several years, the Nellie Mae Education Foundation has welcomed a new cohort of education leaders into our Speakers Bureau community. This year, we are thrilled to officially announce and welcome the 2023-2024 cohort of speakers who are committed to advancing racial equity in the public education system. At a time when both…
Nellie Mae’s Response for Comment on Centering Joy: Celebrating LGBTQIA + Youth and their Allies Grant
Last week, Epoch Times and Fox News Digital reached out about our grantee, Bangor High School’s use of Centering Joy: Celebrating LGBTQIA + Youth and their Allies open Rapid Response grant.
Today, we are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Gisele C. Shorter as Nellie Mae Education Foundation’s next President and CEO.
The Nellie Mae Education Foundation Welcomes Dr. Debra Humphreys, Vice President of Strategic Engagement, Lumina Foundation, to the Board of Directors
Today, we are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Debra Humphreys, Vice President of Strategic Engagement at the Lumina Foundation, to the Board of Directors.
A big congratulations to Ellen Wang, Julita Bailey-Vasco, Kathiana Amazan, and Marcos Lucio Popovich on their promotions.
The Nellie Mae Education Foundation Welcomes Dr. Dr. Makeeba McCreary and Dr. Prudence Carter to the Board of Directors
We are excited to announce the appointment of Dr. Makeeba McCreary, president of the New Commonwealth Racial Equity and Social Justice Fund (NCF) and Dr. Prudence Carter, the Sarah and Joseph Jr. Dowling Professor of Sociology at Brown University to the Board of Directors. As board members, Dr. McCreary’s and Dr. Carter’s expertise and scholarship in social justice and education will support the Foundation as it continues on its racial equity journey in public education.
We are excited to announce several Core Strategy grants we have made over the past several months. Each of these grants is structured to reinforce one another in advancing our mission of championing efforts that prioritize community goals, challenge racial inequities and advance excellent, student-centered public education for all New England youth.
Please join us in welcoming Jessica Spohn, Michael Carey, and Dr. Simmons to their new roles. We look forward to their leadership and how they will expand the philanthropic role of the Nellie Mae Education Foundation in New England.
Nellie Mae Education Foundation Announces Leadership Transition: With major accomplishments in racial equity and justice, Dr. Gislaine N. Ngounou will step down as Interim President and CEO After more than a year as Interim President and CEO, and a tenure that included serving as Vice President of Strategy and Programs, Dr. Gislaine N. Ngounou…
Posted by Caroline Rodriguez Our hearts are heavy with the news of the shooting in Uvalde, Texas, on Tuesday. We at the Nellie Mae Education Foundation cannot imagine the immeasurable grief facing the students, parents, educators, and community members who are mourning the loss of nineteen children and two teachers. It is not lost…