Spotlight on #SHE_BUILDS Gonaïves Chapter Leader

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Nedgine Paul Deroly is the co-founder & CEO of Anseye Pou Ayiti, which seeks to dramatically raise education and leadership outcomes in rural Haiti by promoting teacher excellence, civic leadership & educational justice. She has experience in the non-profit sector with an emphasis on promoting equal educational opportunities for all children.

Originally from Haiti, Nedgine maintained ongoing leadership roles in community service and youth development programs, particularly within the Haitian community of Stamford and Norwalk, CT. Her previous roles at Achievement First, the Episcopal Diocese of Connecticut, and WorldTeach included the development of a school principal residency program. Nedgine worked with Partners In Health to manage onboarding and workforce planning for the organization’s transnational teams—as well as co-developed management trainings for over 150 staff, primarily in Haiti. She has conducted teacher training seminars and extensive research about the historical, cultural, and socioeconomic factors contributing to Haiti’s school system.

Nedgine earned a B.A. in History from Yale College and an Ed.M. in International Education Policy from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. In 2014, she was named among the top global social innovators by Echoing Green, she was selected for the Forbes Magazine “30 Under 30″ and Episcopal Church Foundation Fellowship in 2016, and named among the inaugural cohort of the Obama Foundation Fellowship in 2018.