Ayanna Boykins serves as the Education Director for the Anti-Defamation League Plains States Region –managing all educational programming throughout Nebraska, Kansas and Iowa. Ms. Boykins has worked in various areas of programming, training, development, and outreach for just under 20 years. Prior to joining the Plains States Region ADL in October of 2015, Ayanna served as the Community Development Manager for No More Empty Pots, Director of Community Investment at the Omaha Community Foundation, and the Career Services Coordinator for Metropolitan Community College. With cross-sector experience in both the nonprofit and higher education sectors, she has been responsible for managing discretionary grant programs, organizational initiatives, and the development of experiential learning opportunities. Ayanna’s favorite pastimes include sculptural welding, serving her community and spending time with family and friends.