Bio: Lateefah Durant is the Vice President of CityWorks DC, a nonprofit working to ensure young people have the work experience, social capital, and credentials needed to compete for family-sustaining jobs in our region. Lateefah previously managed over 30 Career and Technical Education programs serving 8,000 students for Prince George’s County Public Schools, including its Registered Apprenticeship Program.
Lateefah holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Pennsylvania and a Master of Public Administration from the Maxwell School at Syracuse University. She is also an alumna of the Broad Residency for Urban Education. Lateefah currently serves a board member for the Legacy Company, a workforce development nonprofit and co-leads a faith-based initiative to improve employment opportunities for vulnerable populations. All of Lateefah’s endeavors reflect her commitment to help youth and young adults discover their purpose and provide them with access to educational and employment opportunities.