Sana Jafri is the Executive Director of the Chicago Learning Exchange (CLX), a nonprofit network of 200+ youth-serving organizations in Chicago's out-of-school time learning ecosystem. Sana has been with CLX for over eight and half years and during this time, her accomplishments include creating the City of Chicago's first festival for experiential learning entitled Chicago Learning Days as well creating the Brother Mike Award for outstanding connected mentorship.
Sana has diverse personal and professional experiences that are woven together by an emphasis on improving lives and communities through racial equity and social change. Her previous professional experiences include working in philanthropy, community development, and education (in-school and out-of-school).
Sana completed her Master's in Public Policy and Administration at Northwestern University. Sana received her undergraduate degree in secondary teaching from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Sana's most important role is also serving as a mom to two little boys.