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Cheyenne Batista

Firefly Worldwide Inc.
Founder & CEO
New York, NY
Cheyenne E. Batista, is the Founder & CEO of Firefly Worldwide Inc., a global education and nonprofit consulting practice. She previously served as Founding Superintendent, Managing Director of a Pre-K to 12th grade community-based school network in her hometown of New York City where she initially served as the Founding Principal and then oversaw the network expansion while managing the growing team of principals and network staff. She was previously a classroom teacher in the U.S. and in Brazil in public and private schools, then led in various program roles in the nonprofit and corporate sectors including at Teach For America and Grow Network/McGraw-Hill. Cheyenne is currently pursuing an EdD in Education Policy and Leadership at American University School of Education. She has a B.A. in Communication Studies from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and an Ed.M in Education Policy and Management from Harvard Graduate School of Education. Cheyenne is a tri-lingual foodie and worldwide sunset-chaser with a spare suitcase always packed and ready to go!