Nefretari is active in coordinating and transferring early readiness metric to measure the impact of providing books on a regular basis to 10% student enrollment at Booker T. Washington Child Development Center. Nefretari is a former educator and retired Head Start Director who brings along expertise on early reading readiness. She implemented programs that encouraged parent involvement in school and parents reading to their children on a daily basis. Nefretari was instructed early in life by her parents to look up the definition of unfamiliar words. And, that the success she attained in life would be based on the books she read. Passing on the family tradition, Nefretari modeled her mother’s example of reading for enjoyment, exploration, and love of learning, to her children and grandchildren.
Nefretari was born in Bronx, New York, where she attended public school. As a young adult she helped people make meaningful changes in their lives, when met with challenges that overwhelmed them and their families.