Dr. Jaynemarie Enyonam Angbah currently serves as the Strategic Projects Senior Manager, Education Portfolio at the Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation. In this role, she provides implementation and strategic support to the President of Education. She also leads cross- Foundation initiatives and develops operational systems and practices.
Throughout her career, Dr. Angbah has embraced a pedagogy that is rooted in empowering young people 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 implemention 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, Dr. Angbah 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.
Dr. Angbah 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 several nonprofit and national advisory boards, as well as the leadership team of the American Educational Research Association’s (AERA) Out of School Time SIG.