Parent and Director of Engagement and Co-Founder, DC Language Immersion Project
Jimell Sanders is a federal employee by day and a force for civic good the rest of the time. She currently works as a health systems specialist for the Department of Defense and has over 15 years of experience in the fields of healthcare and clinical research. She received her bachelors in anthropology from Emory University and a master’s in business administration from Ashford University.
Jimell has developed a strong commitment to improving her local community, specifically education opportunities, through her work with local nonprofits. She lives in Ward 7 and is joined at the hip with Layla, a soon-to-be Houston Elementary DCPS immersion program student.