Ebonie Simpson

Co-Executive Director Emeritus
The Lower Eastside Girls Club

Ebonie Simpson is Strategic Advisor and Co-Executive Director Emeritus of the Lower Eastside Girls Club. Ebonie created New Girl City, Girls Club’s citywide civic leadership initiative, spearheaded Girls Club’s Center for Wellbeing and Happiness expansion initiative, and spearheads Girls Club’s replication in Brownsville, Brooklyn. Prior to Girls Club, she served as a 2012-13 NYC Urban Fellow and Associate Director at NYC Mayor’s Office. She earned a BA in Public Policy Studies at Duke University, where she received the University Distinguished Leadership and Service Award in 2012. She will receive her Master in Public Policy at Princeton University in 2024.


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