Jennifer B. Lyle
Jennifer B. Lyle is the Executive Director (ED) for the Collaborative. As ED, Jennifer is primarily responsible for ensuring that internal systems and practices are aligned with the Collaborative mission and principles; oversight and support of the 30-member collaborative and oversight of the BBK Collaborative staff and programs.
For over twenty years, Jennifer has actively worked towards the wellbeing of young people and their families. Her education and work have taken place in the streets, across continents, with community organizations, government, schools, and, academia. Jennifer has designed and directed various community- and site-based projects that focused on economic justice, academic achievement, substance abuse prevention, health promotion and community directed leadership development and change. She received her Master of Social Work, Master of Sociology and PhD in Social Work and Sociology from the University of Michigan.