Wanufi Teshome is the Community Engagement Manager at Minds Matter NYC. Wanufi is passionate about empowering young people and supporting their growth. She has experience working in government, non-profits, and political campaigns. Most recently, Wanufi served as the Youth Liaison in the Mayor’s Community Affairs Unit. While there, she developed external partnerships, advocated for student-driven policy changes, and managed civic engagement and volunteer programs. Wanufi holds a B.A. in Sociology from Kenyon College.