Johanna DeJesus-Cortes

Consultant, Trainer, and Coaching/Mentoring in New York City

As a Bronx native, a product of the New York City public school system, public housing, and a former teen mom from the South Bronx, Johanna DeJesus-Cortes, has more than 20 years of experience in adult education, workforce and youth development. As an accomplished and inspirational leader, Ms. DeJesus-Cortes, has a strong commitment to public service and a passion to work towards equity and social justice.

Johanna began her career in 1990 at Planned Parenthood (the Hub) as a Peer Teacher. Johanna believes in the continual pursuit of new ideas and learning best practices. Her approach includes results-oriented outcomes in program design, implementation, and program development. As a result of this philosophy, in the positions she has held in both the not-profit and public sector, she has spearhead several innovations that have enhanced organizational programs and services.

In addition, she works as an organizational development consultant and as a leadership trainer to start-up youth serving community-based organizations in the areas of strategic planning and facilitation, board development, organization development and capacity building, budget management, fund development, program design and implementation, program outcomes, and team-building.

Mrs. Dejesus-Cortes holds a Bachelors of Arts degree from the College of New Rochelle School of New Resources, is an alumni of the National Urban Fellows’ Leadership Development Program, and a received a Master of Science in Human Services Leadership from St. Joseph’s College.

Consultant Services:

Coaching: $50 per hour

Training: $600 per day

  • Work
    • Consultancy Services
  • Education
    • M.S. Human Services Leadership