Ms. La Keenya Young brings ten years of public service, leadership, and management, to Families For Excellent Schools in her position as a community organizer. Ms. Young is a proud Howard University alumni. She received her dual Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Administration of Justice from Howard University in 2009. There Ms. Young developed an exceptional back ground in people and project management and a professional style based on excellent inter-personal communications and an ability to make the best possible use of personal network. It was there she developed her passion for geopolitics with a focus on topics such as self-government, educational reform, political economy and sustainable development. After graduation, she studied abroad to Kenya, and Tanzania to learn Swahili. In Ms. Young’s free time she enjoys reading, writing, baking, shopping, traveling and have dance parties with her family. Ms. Young’s ultimate goal is to be the best community organizer and to continue to grow in FES as an advocate of change with the help of her parent leaders, colleagues, and volunteers to reform education, using her drive and untiring commitment to bring greater autonomy and dignity to the people of the developing world.