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Nakia Towns

Nakia Towns
The Broad Residency Class of 2010-2012

Current Organization: Tennessee Department of Education, Assistant Commissioner, Data and Research
Placement Organization: Knox County Schools, Director, Human Capital Strategy
Pre-Residency: Wachovia Bank
M.B.A., Duke University's Fuqua School of Business
B.S., Duke University

“I believe a high-quality education sets the trajectory for a fulfilling life, and I credit my formative years in public schools as key to any subsequent success I have enjoyed. By tolerating educational disparities, we are unwittingly instituting a caste system in American society.”