Founder of Anseye Pou Ayiti
2014 Global Fellow
Anseye Pou Ayiti seeks to recruit and train high-quality teachers as drivers of a quality transformation for Haitian schools. To redefine the teaching profession by promoting instructional excellence,Anseye Pou Ayiti will recruit top talent for rural schools, provide ongoing training, and develop a network of alumni leaders serving as lifetime allies for education reform. We seek an education system that affords all citizens their human right to a high-quality education, equipping all Haitian children with the knowledge, skills, and mindsets to achieve their full potential and serving as a new model for developing nations with similar socioeconomic challenges.
Nedgine Paul is the co-founder and CEO of Anseye Pou Ayiti, which seeks to raise education outcomes in rural Haiti by promoting teacher excellence and student success. Originally from Haiti, Nedgine has maintained ongoing involvement in community service and youth development programs. Her roles at Achievement First, the Episcopal Diocese of Connecticut, and WorldTeach included opportunities to manage recruitment, staff orientation, tutoring, and governance duties, as well as the development of a school principal residency program. Most recently, Nedgine worked with Partners In Health to manage onboarding, benefits, and workforce planning for the organization’s transnational teams. She also co-developed and facilitated management trainings for over 150 staff, primarily in Haiti. Nedgine is a graduate of Yale College and the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE), where she conducted extensive research about the historical, cultural, and socioeconomic factors contributing to Haiti’s school system and in 2012 co-led a teacher training seminar in Haiti. She is a recipient of the National Merit Scholarship, a Phi Beta Kappa inductee, and selected as a HGSE cohort Commencement Marshal.