Training and Events Coordinator, New York City Department of Education
New York, NY, US
Cohort: Points of Light, Washington, 2017
Shanée Walker is a Training and Events Coordinator in the Office of School Wellness Programs at the New York City Department of Education. Shanée provides event planning and logistical support for professional development sessions to guide educators in teaching 1.1 million students what they need to know to make healthy, informed choices now and throughout their lives. As an advocate for children’s education with over five years’ experience in the industry, Shanée believes in dedicating time to each event for a successful outcome and impact, creating a fun, friendly and creative environment, while empowering the families and children who face many challenges when it comes to health and wellness. Previously, Shanée served as a Senior Manager at New York Cares, where she oversaw New York Cares Day for Schools and New York Cares Day Spring, together engaging almost 10,000 New Yorkers in volunteer service throughout the five boroughs. Shanée is a 2017 American Express Leadership Academy Summer cohort and a 2013 NYC Civic Corps member who values the impact one individual can make on countless others through service. Shanée holds a BA in Communication Arts, Broadcast and Film from St. Francis College in Brooklyn, New York.