Jimmy Leak

Education Program Strategic Advisor — Dr. Jimmy Leak has designed and managed early grades literacy programs in East Africa. While completing his Ph.D. in Education and Policy and Social Context at the University of California, Irvine, he was named a 2011-2012 Public Impact Fellow for his research on teachers and early grades student achievement.
No School for Kenyan Students Amid Teachers’ Strike

After only two months on the job with Nuru in 2012, we were confronted with a teacher strike. At that time, I did…