Darcy has spent her career at the intersection of education, activism and youth development. Darcy has spent the past 15 years working as a nonprofit manager, leader, curriculum developer and educator, and consultant within education and youth development organizations throughout the country, including Uncommon Schools, Teach For America, and The Sadie Nash Leadership Project. These roles have intersected along the lines of youth development and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion – as Darcy has consistently facilitated integration of equity, expansion of diversity, and elevation of DEI strategies within curriculum, youth services, and professional development. Darcy has also served as an adjunct professor at the Relay Graduate School of Education for the past 12 years, where she teaches graduate courses in core teaching pedagogy and math/literacy content.
Prior to joining Generation Citizen in early 2020, Darcy was the Deputy Director of The Sadie Nash Leadership Project, a leadership development and social justice organization for girls of color. There, she oversaw the organization’s programming, curriculum, DEI elevation, professional development, operations and strategic partnerships across New York and New Jersey. In 2009, Darcy was the Founding Principal of Leadership Prep Brownsville, in the Uncommon Schools network. Following, she was responsible for designing and co-leading Teach For American’s foundational teacher education Institute for over 500 teachers, as Teach For America’s Managing Director Institute in Phoenix. Darcy received her BA from the University of Pennsylvania, and her Masters from Bank Street.
Darcy is deeply committed to youth empowerment, youth voice, and teacher development. She is excited and proud to help steward Generation Citizen’s programming through its elevation of coaching, teacher development, and equity. In her free time, Darcy enjoys brunch, cooking, and playing wild building and invention games with her nephews.