Xiomara Padamsee

Xiomara Padamsee

CEO, Promise 54
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Xiomara is: a proud Puerto Rican, Cuban, and Indian cisgender gay woman; a family-first mother and wife, daughter and sister; an enthusiastic pinata maker, former pianist, and a dedicated educator and activist.

Xiomara's 20 years of education and organizational effectiveness experience include roles as Leader of the talent advising practice and management team member at Bellwether Education Partners, Manager in Deloitte Consulting's human capital practice, and as Vice President of Staffing & Organizational Development on Teach For America's management team, where she built the organization's first national talent team.

Xiomara holds a BS from Cornell University and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.