Public Allies, Inc.
Shanee L. Ransom, MFA, is a highly experienced professional currently serving as the Site Director at Public Allies Connecticut. Her role involves overseeing various aspects of the organization's operations and leading a program team in implementing several key initiatives. Shanee is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of Public Allies Connecticut programs. This includes managing the 10-month AmeriCorps apprenticeship program and engagement with community partners. She leads the program team in the execution of six essential areas of work, which are Member Recruitment, Partnership Development and Engagement, Compliance Management and Monitoring, Ally Training and Development, Pathways Implementation- implementing strategies to help individuals in the program progress toward their goals-, Performance Evaluation & Improvement, Training & Development.
Before joining Public Allies, Shanee had fifteen years of experience in workforce development and program management. Her work has been dedicated to increasing access to education and employment opportunities for underrepresented and underserved individuals. Shanee is an active member of her community and holds various advisory roles. She serves on the Youth Commission for the Town of Windsor, Connecticut, and is an advisory board member for Capital Community College's Liberal Arts Department. She is also involved with professional organizations such as the National Association of Workforce Development Professionals (NAWDP). Shanee holds a Bachelor's degree in Theatre Arts from Florida A&M University and a Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Stage Management from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. In her free time, Shanee is a prolific playwright and theatre artist, showcasing her creative talents and contributions to the arts.