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As vice president with The New Teacher Project (TNTP), Kenya works to ensure that all children have access to high quality education. Because of her leadership and can-do attitude, she has been selected to serve on numerous community boards including the Girl Scouts of the Mid-South, Tennessee Pre-K State Advisory Council, and Common Ground, a local racial reconciliation effort. She is also the youngest member of the board of The National Civil Rights Museum. In 2006, Kenya became the youngest gubernatorial appointee when Governor Phil Bredesen named her to the Tennessee Center for Diabetes Prevention and Health Improvement Board. Kenya received a B.S in marketing in 2002 and a Master in Business Administration in 2003 from The University of Tennessee. Prior to becoming a partner at TNTP, she served as the Tennessee executive director for Stand for Children. Prior to Stand for Children, Kenya worked for the Urban Child Institute, The University of Tennessee, and the First Years Institute, advocating on behalf of children and youth. In 2008, she worked with the Shelby County Office of Early Childhood and Youth on the creation of child impact statements as a tool for local governments to utilize to ensure that every action they take is in the best interest of children. She is a Fellow of the 23rd class of the Pahara - Aspen Education Fellowship and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.