Aimée Eubanks Davis

    Aimée is Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Braven. She was inspired to start this innovative initiative based on her deep passion and belief that our next generation of leaders can emerge from everywhere. Growing up in low income and underrepresented communities and working with young people from similar backgrounds drives her to be on a mission to discover, develop, and connect extraordinary, diverse, and driven young people to high-quality opportunities and networks.

    Eubanks Davis has spent the majority of her career at Teach For America. In 2002, she joined the TFA staff as Vice President of New Site Development, helping to grow the organization’s presence into Miami and Philadelphia, as well as doubling TFA’s presence in New York City.

    In 2005, Eubanks Davis became the Chief People Officer and oversaw the organization’s staff growth from 200 to over 2500 staff members. Additionally, she worked on the development of a comprehensive competency model for staff recruitment, selection, performance management, and learning and development, ensuring that the Human Assets team was positioned to fuel the growth and success of TFA. In 2011, Eubanks Davis took on the expanded role of Executive Vice President of People, Community and Diversity, leading TFA’s work to uphold its commitment to diversity and to build an organization that is a model of fairness and equality. In January of 2013, she began overseeing the Public Affairs and Communications teams.

    Before joining TFA staff, Eubanks Davis was a program officer at The Breakthrough Collaborative; prior to that position, she led the Summerbridge New Orleans site to become one of the most successful sites in The Breakthrough Collaborative. Eubanks Davis, a graduate of Mt. Holyoke College, was a 1995 TFA corps member and taught sixth grade social studies and language arts in New Orleans.