Independent Consultant & Massage Therapist
New Orleans Parent Organizing Network
Aesha Rasheed is a massage therapist and independent consultant specializing in education-related projects. For years, she has advocated for quality public education in New Orleans focusing on the need for parent and community involvement in school reform. She created the New Orleans Parents’ Guide to Public Schools to help parents better navigate public schools and empower themselves to judge school quality and advocate for excellent public schools. She also founded the New Orleans Parent Organizing Network to support parents to organize for quality public schools. Prior to founding the Parent Organizing Network she co-led New Orleans Network, an information sharing and collaboration hub for grassroots organizations in post-Katrina New Orleans, and spent five years covering public education at the New Orleans Times Picayune. She earned her B.A. in Journalism and Mass Communication from the University of Oklahoma.
She is working with Nolan Marshall, Jr. and Nolan Marshall III, Founders of Good Citizen.