June Davis currently serves as director, Strategy, Planning and Management and chief of staff supporting the overall strategic and operational work of our United States Program. From partnering with schools to drive new equity initiatives to serving on a race and equity task force to repair disparate outcomes in a city community, June has pursued a lifelong passion for driving educational equity both personally and professionally.
Her background includes leadership roles in strategy, digital commerce, and merchandising at Nike and Target Corporation, as well as in the for-profit K-12 and higher education sectors. She launched LearnNow’s first public charter school, an elementary school in St. Paul focused on the Hmong community. June also served as the senior managing director for Strategy and Operations, People Development at Teach For America. In her role as global inclusion & diversity lead at Cargill, she identified the best practices, policies, processes and systems needed to embed inclusion and diversity into the organization spanning 150,000+ employees across 70+ countries in sustainable and scalable ways and partnered with business teams and leaders to support and accelerate their work in creating inclusive work environments.
June graduated with an A.B. in Psychology from Harvard University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.