Maimuna Mohammed

Equity Specialist, Center on Culture, Race & Equity

Maimuna Mohammed is an Equity Specialist at the Center on Culture, Race & Equity with over 30 years of teaching experience in Africa and the United States. Since she immigrated to the US, she has made New York City her hometown. Over the years, she has developed a fierce pride in its identity and the city’s fascinating blend of big-city fast-paced life and friendlier vibe. She is an active alumni member of City College of New York Center for Workers Education and a founding member of its mentoring initiative.

Ms. Mohammed worked as an early childhood educator in community based programs in New York City for more than 22 years. In that time, she has specialized in working with students of all types abilities.  She revels in the mysteries of creative classroom management skills, team work, and enjoying teaching in play centered style.  As an educator, she understands and uses teamwork to support and create success.  Ms. Mohammed is an alumni of Teach For America and VISTA AmeriCorps.  Currently, she is in the process of finishing her master’s degree in the Early Childhood Leadership at Bank Street Graduate College of Education’s Principal Institute.

By using multiple approaches that encourage cooperation, Ms. Mohammed helps people gather around common values and goals that will improve communities. She provides support for families and communities by bringing together individuals, organizations, and coalitions in order to accomplish common goals.  She also partners with programs that focus on children’s education, health, and well-being by using culturally responsive methods. Most importantly, Ms. Mohammed is committed to supporting and improving community growth and development.