Letitia Zwickert is an experienced educator, an expert on the needs of disadvantaged youth and culturally responsive practices, a nationally and internationally recognized education policy advocate, and the Founder and CEO of MENTEE, a global nonprofit organization. MENTEE works to give those who are disadvantaged by global systems the guidance, knowledge, and opportunities to create better, healthier lives. Letitia holds a BA in Political Science, an MA in International Relations and a MAED in Secondary Education. Her early work began as a researcher at the European Parliament in their Security and Defense Division and coordinator on an EU Grant at Harvard.
Letitia was honored as the first K-12 educator to receive a Fulbright-Schuman Scholar Grant, jointly established by the US State Department and the European Commission, which gave her the opportunity to develop and carry out research and policy work on best practices in education for migrant, refugee, and underserved youth in Europe in 2016. She is a current Fulbright Specialist in Education.
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