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Khaliyah Legette

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Khaliyah Legette is a member of the Georgetown College class of 2017, majoring in American studies and minoring in education, inquiry, and justice. Originally from New Jersey, she discovered her passion for education while serving as a tutor to elementary and middle school students while in high school. Her passion for international education grew after serving as a Project Ambassador for One World Youth Project, where she taught a global curriculum—with partner schools in Turkey, Guyana, Kosovo, and Pakistan—to sixth graders in a Washington, D.C. public school. During summer 2015 Khaliyah spent two weeks in Cape Town, South Africa tutoring and mentoring students through a program called OneHeartSource, and during summer 2016 she conducted research in Kenya through the Berkley Center's Education and Social Justice Research Project. Khaliyah is currently the Education Chair for the Georgetown NAACP and a project manager fellow for One World Youth Project.