Nasrin Jafari


New York University; Steinhardt School of Education
Bachelor of Arts in Education Studies; Politics minor - G.P.A 3.8/4.0

Professional Development

City School of the Arts,  2017 - Present
Special Assistant to the Head of School, Teacher

  • Supporting the Head of School with duties related to shaping the vision of CSA's academic program
  • Managing relationships with parents, stakeholders, the board, and funders
  • Organizing school operations and protocols, community events, and office workflow
  • Teaching strengths-based, social-emotional development advisory 

Leadership Coach, 2017 - Present
NYU Leadership Initiative

  • Coaching undergraduate students in NYU's Leadership Fellows Program to achieve personal/professional goals
  • Working with the Alumni Steering Committee and Program Director to shape fellowship programming

TEDxNYU, 2013-2017         
President('17), Vice President('16), Director of Content('15)                            

  • Head organizer of the 7th annual TEDxNYU Conference, 4 Community events and 3 University wide events
  • Responsible for leading a 30 person team and overseeing conference curation, productions, finance, and marketing  

Cascades High School, 2016-2017
College Advisory Program Developer

  • Responsible for drafting curricula and classroom resources for 230 students across 14 advisories
  • Recruited and managed a team of 10  college students to support Cascades High School's advisory program

The Go Project, 2016                                                                                                                                           
Head Enrichment Teacher                                                

  • Developed an original, holistic and strength-based dance curriculum
  • Implemented curriculum with 60 first grade students from under-resourced district 1 schools in Manhattan

Activities, Honors, Awards

Student Speaker - NYU Steinhardt 2017 Baccalaureate Ceremony
Banner Bearer - NYU Steinhardt 2017 Baccalaureate Ceremony                                                                   
President’s Service Award - NYU Office the President                                                                                            
Ida Bodman Service Award - NYU Steinhardt School of Education           
Dean’s List - NYU Steinhardt School of Education
Steinhardt Admissions Video Representative - NYU Office of Admissions               
Leadership Fellow - NYU Leadership Initiative                                                                                    
Award for Academic Excellence - NYU Humanities and Social Sciences Department
Award for Academic Excellence - Department of Applied Statistics, Social Sciences and Humanities


NYU 2017 Baccalaureate Ceremony
NYU Admissions Video Feature