Shereece Rankine spent over a decade working in operations management and led initiatives to transform low performing outlets within the retail fashion industry by implementing lean management strategies. Shereece recently interned at the Massachusetts State Senate in the office of Senator Sonia Chang Diaz doing outreach to elicit constituents’ support for key legislative priorities. She plans to continue working on formulating public policies to address the ways in which the lack of affordable housing adversely impacts access to quality K-12 education. Shereece earned her bachelor’s degree in Africana studies from Simmons University. A native of Westmoreland, Jamaica, Shereece resides in Central New Jersey.