Tuerei is an experienced program manager with experience working in the higher education and non-profit sector. Specifically, Tuerei has spent her career working for programs that support the improvement of career and educational outcomes for first-generation, low-income and underrepresented student populations. Tuerei is passionate about social justice education and bridging the education and employment gap. Tuerei is originally from Youngstown, Ohio. Tuerei received a Bachelor’s in Public Affairs and Economics from The Ohio State University. Additionally, she has a Masters of Education with a concentration in Higher Education and Student Affairs from Ohio University. Tuerei is also a member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc. and involved in various local civic organizations. In her spare time Tuerei enjoys exploring Columbus, property management, entrepreneurship and spending time with family.