Vice President, Training & Talent Strategy

Joiselle Cunningham Smith

Joiselle leads CareerWise New York’s talent and training strategy in partnership with the City University of New York. Joiselle is a federal policy advisor, consultant, and award-winning educator who has worked in the United States, Europe, and Latin America. Prior to her role at CareerWise New York, Joiselle served as a Senior Advisor and consultant at Teach For Sweden, Empieza por Educar, as well as other social impact and education organizations. Joiselle served in the Obama Administration in the Office of the Secretary at the United States Department of Education and managed educator engagement for the Obama White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans. Joiselle studied Public Policy and Economics at Duke University, where she received the Reginaldo Howard Memorial Scholarship for academic achievement. She earned her doctorate from Harvard’s Graduate School of Education.