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Jenny Sedlis

Jenny Sedlis

Executive Director

Jenny Sedlis joins StudentsFirstNY from the Success Academy Charter Schools, an organization she co-founded in 2006 and grew from 1 to 22 schools in eight years. She has received national recognition for leading the organization's pioneering advocacy and parent organizing work. Prior to her work at Success, Jenny ran the district office for New York City Council Member Eva Moskowitz.

Jenny earned a Bachelors degree in politics and international relations from Scripps College.