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Ileri Jaiyeoba

2015 Fellow

HERlead Fellow

United States

Ileri is a Strategist at the New York Times and the Founder of Code Red Co. In 2015, Ileri founded Code Red Co. as an organization pushing for an end to period poverty in the city of Atlanta, Georgia. Fast forward to now, Code Red Co. has transformed into a co-powering collective cooperative full of incredibly passionate individuals who desire to create a world that thrives off of collective care by promoting period wellness through advocacy, literacy, and aid. Ileri obtained a BA from New York University’s Gallatin School of Individualized Study where she created my own major called Reparations and Decoloniality in Practice and Theory. Ileri also obtained a Masters degree in alternative ways of teaching and learning through a liberatory pedagogical framework at the Specialized Studies Program at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.