Niya Menefee is originally from NYC living in both The Bronx and in Brooklyn most of her life. In December 2022, she relocated to Charlotte and loves her new city. She graduated with her Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education at State University of New York at Fredonia. She also is currently pursuing her MBA degree and will be graduating shortly.
Niya has worked in education for over 9 years both as an elementary teacher and in various leadership roles. Most recently, she served as the Director at a K-12 STEAM education school. Outside of education, she is also skilled as an operations manager. Her passion is contributing to all students receiving transformative education and she is excited to join the Lab team.
In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, dancing, exercising, a good DIY project, trying new restaurants, and finding the newest adventure.