A project of Brooklyn Historical Society

Emily Potter-Ndiaye

Scholarly and Community Advisor

Emily Potter-Ndiaye is the Director of Education at Brooklyn Historical Society, where she has worked in Education since 2009. She manages school and teacher programs onsite, in schools, on the Brooklyn Bridge, and at the Brooklyn Navy Yard Center at BLDG 92. Emily received her B.A. in history and African Studies from Macalester College and her M.A. in Museum Studies from NYU.  Emily brings a civic-engagement approach to museum education and works with students to be active investigators of their history and urban environment. She also aims to bring in international perspectives on history and identity, and draws from experiences teaching middle and high school at the Institution Marc Perrot in Dakar, Senegal.