Wordna Meskheniten (she/her)

Vice President of Equity, Culture, & Learning at The Wilderness Society in Washington, DC

Wordna Meskheniten she serves as the Vice President of Equity, Culture, and Learning. She previously worked for DC Public Schools as their Manager of Equity & Diversity.¬†Wordna has spent more than a decade working in the education and non-profit fields. She started her career as a Teach For America corps member teaching third grade in Houston, TX. She went on to manage community outreach efforts for local charter schools and non-profit organizations in Washington, DC, including serving as National Field Director for GirlTrek, the nation’s largest public health movement organizing Black women. Wordna earned a B.A. in History from Harvard University and an M.A. in Change Leadership from Columbia University. She, her husband, and two children live in Tennessee.