Young, Aisha

Aisha Young is the Senior Director for Strategy & Equity at the Meyer Foundation, where she leads efforts to integrate racial equity into all areas of the Foundation’s work. Previously, she was the Director of Thought Leadership at KaBOOM!, shaping and leading trajectory-changing initiatives to create public space equity for kids and families in marginalized communities. She was also the Operations Director for the Department of Neighborhood & Economic Development for the City of Charlotte. Aisha attended Hampton University, where she earned her BA in English and Early Childhood Education and studied social work at Temple University’s School of Public Health.