Athen White

Director of Youth Development & Community Engagement

athen.white@smyal.org

Born and raised in Brooklyn, NY, Athen previously served as the Program Director for various afterschool programs across New York City.

As a Program Director Athen managed recruitment, program development, and family & community engagement. Receiving her undergraduate degree in Interdisciplinary Music Studies Athen hopes to use the arts to foster critical thinking and self-discovery through creativity.

Athen’s work in youth development has been supported by their passion for youth and the performing arts.