Asari Beale, Executive Director, Teachers & Writers Collaborative
Asari Beale is an Afro-Latina writer, educator, and leader deeply committed to children’s literacy. She is a member of the Board of Directors of the NYC Arts in Education Roundtable and a steering committee member of LitNet, a network serving America’s literary community. She has taught literature and creative writing at Hunter College, Brooklyn College, and Fordham University. Prior to joining Teachers & Writers, she worked in communications and development with LSA Family Health Service and Reach Out and Read of Greater New York.