Sue Lehmann is a former management consultant who started at McKinsey & Company and then worked independently with senior corporate executives to shape their strategies and operations. Two assignments in the early ‘90s — helping rethink special education in New York City and leading the team that designed the AmeriCorps program — sent her in a new direction. For more than 20 years, Sue has worked alongside nonprofit leaders with systems-changing approaches to helping all children achieve their full potential.
Most recently, with an inspiring group of nonprofit leaders, Sue co-founded and is facilitating the Student Success Network, a rapidly growing community of youth-serving organizations sharing social-emotional practices to ensure all New York City’s children have the experiences they need to become empowered, connected adults with fulfilling work and relationships. Sue also cofounded Chalkbeat, an online daily newspaper covering education in five — soon to be seven— metro areas.
In addition to serving on the board of StriveTogether, Sue is on the boards of New Visions for Public Schools and Chalkbeat. She also serves on Teach for America’s National Board as a lifetime director and on the advisory boards of 100Kin10, South Bronx Rising Together, Teach For All, Teach For America – New York and Teaching Works.