Seema Sabnani

Chief Program Officer

Seema Sabnani is the Chief Program Officer for Urban Alliance.  She brings two decades of experience building strategic partnerships and programs in the non-profit sector. Seema started her career as a high school teacher in Harlem. She has held multiple roles at a variety of nonprofit organizations including Harlem Center for Education, Sadie Nash Leadership Project, South Asian Youth Action, and  Committee Against Anti-Asian Violence. Just prior to joining UA’s team, she was the Chief Program Officer for Free Arts NYC, a youth mentoring organization, where she created pathways for youth to pursue careers in the creative industry through internships and career readiness programs.

Seema has a B.A. in International Community Development from the University of Illinois and M.A. Degree in Teaching from Fordham University.