Diallo Shabazz

Chief Administrator of EdFund in New York

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Diallo Shabazz is a global education advisor and sustainability expert who has worked with government agencies and NGOs in North America, Asia, and Africa. He previously served as Senior Director of Sustainability Education at the NYC Department of Education to support the nation’s largest school system on structuring public/private partnerships with Fortune 500 corporations to improve career and technical education. From 2011 - 2013, Diallo was appointed as a North American Civil Society Representative for the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), which he represented at ministerial-level meetings on the Post-2015 Agenda and sustainable development goals in Europe and Africa.

Diallo formerly worked for the environmental organization Solar One on workforce development in renewable energy, energy efficiency, and green construction, and also previously worked for the NAACP where he specialized in youth development, civil rights, and community empowerment. An avid speaker and moderator, Diallo has hosted numerous forums and appeared on various media outlets including UN Web TV, New York Public Radio, and ABC’s 20/20.