Nakasha Shoyinka received her bachelor’s degree from Jacksonville State University in Integrated Studies with a combined curriculum of Criminal Justice, Psychology, and Sociology. She graduated from the Satcher Health Leadership Institute-Morehouse School of Medicine, and in 2019 she was part of the inaugural cohort of the Food Policy and Sustainability program at Arizona State University. She has been working in the nonprofit sector since 2009 and is committed to being a connector and resource for individuals experiencing homelessness. Currently, she is the Program Manager for the Atlanta Downtown Improvement District Outreach Team where she manages a network of connections to shelter, treatment and care providers while cultivating relationships in the community. Nakasha is a native of Birmingham, AL and is first generation Nigerian.
Program Manager, Central Atlanta Progress at Atlanta Downtown Improvement District