Fatoumata Kane

Fatoumata “Fatima” Kane

Program Analyst

She, Her, Hers


I am a part of the Youth Power, Parent Power and Youth Thrive initiatives.

I do this work because

I am passionate about creating systems-level change for communities and amplifying community voices.

I am most proud of

My teaching experience at Children’s Aid Society and collaborating with parents to support their children in developing socioemotional and academic skills that lay a strong foundation for their K-12 education.

Work History

  • Early Childhood Educator, Children’s Aid Society through Teach for America Corps
  • Technology and Society Intern, Ford Foundation
  • Collective Impact Intern, Living Cities

Education and Awards

  • M.A. in Teaching: Early Childhood & Special Education, Relay Graduate School of Education
  • B.A. in Political Science, Binghamton University
  • John Benson Award, awarded to Binghamton University undergraduates who made significant contributions and/or efforts on behalf of the Educational Opportunity Program and its students

When the day is done

I like spending quality time with family and friends, and I also enjoy my alone time journaling, watching shows, and taking walks outside.