Askale Davis is the community engagement manager for the K-12 Advocacy team. She is primarily responsible for implementing UNCF’s K-12 strategy by building and managing strong community relationships and impacting the local education environment in the Washington, DC, area and Indianapolis, IN. For the last 12 years, Davis has devoted her career to urban education and workforce readiness in the Washington, DC, area. Prior to joining UNCF, she managed a program that focused on school-wide restorative justice and community restitution practices, as well as provided wrap-around student support services for at-risk youth. Davis’s passion for urban education and advocacy began when she started her career as a secondary school tutor for DC Public Charter Schools during her senior year of college.
Davis is a proud graduate of Howard University. She has a bachelor of science degree in biology and chemistry.