Director, BETA Talent & Program Operations
Hometown: Bronx, NY
Education: B.A. Psychology & English, Fairfield University
Renise was born and raised in the Bronx, New York. She attended Fairfield University as a first-generation college student, and while there she developed an understanding and interest in social justice, equity, and inclusiveness through her participation in various student organizations and the encouragement of her mentors. Prior to joining Blue Engine, she worked at Teach For America, where she started on the Human Assets team as operational and logistics support to their Staff Learning & Development team and later transitioned to the Admissions team, where she helped implement innovations in the admissions process by making it more accessible, equitable, and efficient. For the majority of Renise’s professional career, she has worked in educational equity because she believes working in education is one way to dismantle the inequities that exist in our society. She is excited to continue this work at Blue Engine and recruit BETAs who will work toward unlocking student potential—as well as their own potential.