Susan Asiyanbi
Teach For America

Susan Asiyanbi is the executive vice president for Teach For America’s Program Continuum and is responsible for providing a coherent, cohesive and integrated leadership development experience for TFA’s recruits, corps members, alumni and staff. Asiyanbi was a 2001 corps member in Newark, New Jersey, where she taught fourth grade math and science. She joined the staff in 2003 as a program director supporting new corps members in the Newark region. She also worked as managing director of the charter Philadelphia institute and the vice president of institutes before leaving to pursue her graduate degree. Prior to returning to Teach For America, Asiyanbi summered at Boston Consulting Group and joined Sears Holding Company as a senior leader associate reporting to the CEO on key strategic initiatives. Asiyanbi earned her bachelor’s degree from Williams College, her master’s in education administration and supervision from St. Peters College, and a master’s degree in business administration from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.