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Kenya Wilson

Director, Programs, College and Career Readiness, Educate Texas
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Favorite quote
"Success is a science; if you have the conditions, you get the result."
— Oscar Wilde
Favorite Aspect of CFT
"Having the foundational support to scale the work I love doing."
Joined CFT

As a director for Educate Texas’ College and Career Readiness team, Kenya provides technical assistance to designated, Early College High Schools (ECHS), and Pathways in Technology Early College High Schools (P-TECHs). Kenya also leads the Educate Texas Districtwide STEM Initiative, preparing and connecting Southern Dallas County schools and students to college and career opportunities in STEM-related sectors.

Prior to joining CFT in 2018, Kenya served as a science/STEM specialist in the Lancaster ISD. She helped develop STEM programs in three districts and coached statewide STEM initiatives. Kenya worked as a physical therapist before becoming a teacher. She has taught biomedical science, biology, physics and chemistry in the Dallas ISD, Uplift and Lancaster ISD.

Kenya holds a bachelor’s in physical therapy from Florida A&M University and a master’s in education administration from Grand Canyon University.


Kenya is a native Dallasite and was selected as a Hidden Figure DFW in February 2017. She was profiled in Behind Her Brand magazine (September/October 2022) for her leadership, diversity, and community-building efforts in North Texas.

Kenya is a Project Unity/Together We Dine volunteer facilitator, guiding courageous and safe conversations about race relations and lived experiences.

Kenya’s Favorites
Education for underserved and underrepresented children and adults
Place to take out-of-towners
Perot Museum of Nature and Science, Madisonville Christmas Co.
Dancing, volunteering and traveling

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