Genisha Metcalf is a non-profit professional with 9 years of experience in the areas of corporate volunteerism, community development, training and fundraising. Genisha specializes in leadership development for public service professionals and cultivating public-private partnerships. Genisha has held several community and corporate engagement roles throughout the course of her career. She most recently served as the Director of Community and Corporate Relations for Utica College where she led community engagement, alumni relations and institutional partnership strategy for the New York City Metro area. Prior to joining Utica College, Genisha served as the Corporate Partnerships Manager for City Year New York. In this role Genisha mobilized over 4,000 community and corporate volunteers and generated over $1.5M in corporate sponsorship revenue.
Genisha began her career in child welfare services, with a focus on training, community engagement and behavioral health counseling. Genisha leverages her career experiences in social services to help businesses and nonprofit leaders develop philanthropic initiatives to support high need communities. Genisha is the founder of Creating Our Own Legacy (COOL) Kids, a nonprofit organization that engages youth and young adults of color in community service. Genisha is a member of the District 3 Community Education Council, in this role she oversees educational policy for 9,000+ New York City Public School students.