Aminata joined YW Boston in February of 2022 as the Engagement Fellow. She’ll be exploring ways to intentionally engage women of color and people of marginalized gender identities in the work we manage and accomplish at YW. Aminata is a first-generation American, born and raised here in Boston (Roxbury).
She is a career non-profit professional and youth worker learning from organizations like Year Up, City Year, and Boston Public Schools. Aminata attended undergrad at Denison University where she pursued a degree in Sociology/Anthropology. Her formal training and her lived experiences have informed her decision in supporting YW in achieving racial and gender justice in the city of Boston.