Sondra Samuels

President and CEO

Northside Achievement Zone

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As the president and CEO of the Northside Achievement Zone (NAZ), Samuels leads a collaborative of partner organizations and schools that work together to prepare low-income North Minneapolis children to graduate from high school ready for college. Samuels is a tireless advocate for effective solutions to end poverty through education. Under her leadership, NAZ was named a federal "Promise Neighborhood" and has become a nationall recognized model for educational achievement.