Vice President of Development
Jama Toung joined the Ackerman Institute for the Family in January 2019 as Vice President of Development. Most recently, Jama served as the Vice President of Advancement and Chief Development Officer for ExpandED Schools, an education nonprofit that increases access to education enrichment opportunities. Prior to ExpandED Schools, she was a Portfolio Director at the NYC Department of Education/Fund for Public Schools where she raised private support for New York City public schools.
Jama has 15 years of experience in development and nonprofit leadership. She spent the first 15 years of her career as a social worker, counseling and advocating for domestic violence victims, HIV positive patients, people struggling with substance abuse and children, youth and families in foster care. Jama holds a BA in Social Work from Cornell University and a MSW from Boston University. She is a member of Women in Development and is an engaged volunteer in the communities where she lives.
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