“Sheena Wright is a
well-respected leader of education reform in New York City and across the
country. Through her vision and dedication, the Abyssinian Development
Corporation has provided a bright future for schoolchildren of all ages and
individuals from all walks of life.
“Sheena has embraced the
cradle to career model for education and has used this powerful approach to
turn around some of the lowest performing public schools in the state. As
president and CEO of United
Way, Sheena will be an important voice in bringing these ideas to scale in
schools and communities throughout New York City.
“SUNY will continue to be a
partner in these efforts and I wish Sheena well in her new position.”
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certificate programs on 64 campuses with nearly 3 million alumni around the
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