Consultant for Calwest Educators. Her role is to enable inclusive and equitable hiring practices within independent and private K12 schools.
Lois also leads a team that recruits and places administrators, teachers and faculty at independent and private schools.
Prior to CalWest, Lois served as Chief Volunteer Engagement Officer at United Way of Southwestern PA and as CEO of Bethlehem Haven, an organization that moves women from homelessness to housing. She also served as Director of The Community Fund at United Way of Asheville and Buncombe County.
As a Zimbabwean immigrant, Lois believes in the power of education to transform lives. To that end, Lois serves on the board of Education Matters Africa, an educational access organization that supports the USAP Community School, a high school that prepares and matches high achieving, low income Zimbabweans, with full four-year scholarships to colleges and universities throughout the world.
Lois earned a BA in History from Lander University and an MEd in Counseling from Clemson University. She is married to Derek A. Martin of Pittsburgh, PA and they have two adult children.
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