Anita Jefferson

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Born and raised in Columbus, Ohio, Anita is a graduate of Southern University at New Orleans with a degree in Print Journalism and a double minor in Communications and Literature. Before obtaining her Master’s Degree in Social Work from Tulane University School of Social Work, she was a student at the John F. Kennedy School of Government Program at Harvard University.

She has previously served as a Director of Human Resources, Job Developer/Case Manager. She previously served on the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) Human Resources Board, Loan Executive for United Way of SELA before being hired with Greater New Orleans Foundation. She has a great passion for designing and creating jewelry, gardening, and traveling. Email Anita at