SOURCE: BELL (Building Educated Leaders for Life)

BELL (Building Educated Leaders for Life)

February 27, 2009 16:07 ET

Bell CEO Tiffany Cooper Gueye to Speak at Prestigious Events on Education Reform and Social Enterprise

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - February 27, 2009) - BELL (Building Educated Leaders for Life) announced today that CEO Dr. Tiffany Cooper Gueye will be a panelist and speaker at several prestigious events focusing on education reform and social enterprise. Dr. Gueye leads one of the nation's preeminent educational nonprofit organizations, providing afterschool and summer programs to more than 12,000 children in under-resourced communities in five cities every year.

Raised in Dorchester, Mass., Dr. Gueye earned her Bachelor's degree in Psychology at Boston College, and went on to receive her doctorate in Education Research, Measurement, and Evaluation from the Boston College Lynch School of Education. During her ten years with the organization, she has served BELL as Director of Evaluation, Chief Program Officer, and Chief Operating Officer, before being named CEO in 2008. Dr. Gueye's drive and dedication to the mission of serving children from under-resourced communities has allowed her to impact the lives of tens of thousands of children.

Dr. Gueye has been invited to participate as a speaker or panelist at several upcoming events:

Harvard 2009 Social Enterprise Conference
Panelist: "Education Reform Beyond the Classroom: Complementing Traditional
Institutions of Learning"
March 1, 2009
11:30 AM
Aldrich Hall, room 7

America's Promise Alliance Drop-out Prevention Conference
Panelist: "Multiple Pathways to Success: Graduation and Beyond"
March 6, 2009
New York Marriott at Brooklyn Bridge

37th Annual H. Naylor Fitzhugh Conference
Harvard Business School African American Student Union
Panelist: "Breakthrough Leadership in Education"
March 7, 2009
10:45 AM - 12:15 PM

Harvard University Advanced Leadership Initiative
Think Tank on Basic Education: "Filling Leadership Gaps for Children
and Youth"
March 14, 2009
Harvard University

Dr. Gueye is also available for comment to the media on how the National Recovery Act will support the needs of those in under-resourced communities; and she is an expert on the topics of Title I education, key education issues in minority populations, afterschool and extended learning.

About BELL

BELL, founded in 1992, is one of the nation's leading providers of quality afterschool and summer educational programs. It is committed to enhancing the educational achievements, self-esteem and life opportunities of children living in under-resourced communities. BELL serves more than 12,000 children annually in schools throughout Baltimore, Boston, Detroit, New York City and Springfield, Mass. Please visit www.bellnational.org for more information.

Contact Information

  • For more information contact:
    Collin Earnst
    617-388-6061
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