Chilee Nleya

middle school program manager - Manhattan

“The world is before you and you need not take it or leave it as it was when you came in.” –James Baldwin

Area of Expertise: Navigating difficult conversations and showing appreciation.

Dream Destination:   Thailand and northern Africa

Education: South Dakota State University

Soundtrack of my Life:  Beyonce

Guilty Pleasures: Reality TV and Kesha

Hobbies:  Reading, baking bread, playing board games

Why I care about making Breakthroughs happen: Education can even the playing field for thousands of students in New York City. Until everyone has equal opportunities, I want to provide every resource possible to students fighting to be successful.