Welcome to the Board

Welcome to the Board

Friday, September 10, 2021

We are excited to welcome Ty Elie to Harlem Academy’s board of trustees. Ty is a national director at Planned Parenthood Federation of America and the Planned Parenthood Action Fund. Ty is fiercely committed to the organization’s mission: providing and protecting access to health care as a basic human right. 

During her 15-year tenure, Ty has served in numerous positions advancing to her current role where she is responsible for oversight of the president’s portfolio of strategic priorities and projects from concept through execution, as well as direct management of budget, operations, and administrative functions within the office of the president. Ty is a member of the organization's Top 100 leaders, former Co-Chair of the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Council, and a mentor to junior staff. Prior to Planned Parenthood, Ty had gained over 10 years of experience in the for-profit and non-profit sectors, dedicating the majority of her career to advocating for equality and human rights.

Ty is a native of Harlem and parent to Miles Williams, a graduate of Harlem Academy, The Lawrenceville School, and currently a sophomore at Carnegie Mellon.

Ty is a graduate of SUNY College at Old Westbury. She holds a bachelor's in sociology.

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