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Charlene Darko | darkoc@newschool.edu

Program Manager

For more than nine years, Charlene has supported organizations and institutions to administer events and operations.

Before becoming Social Movements + Innovation’s first Program Manager she served as an Assistant Event Producer for the London Jazz Festivals and Africa Stage at the 2012 London Olympics’ Opening Festival. Charlene holds a Bachelor’s degree in Arts and Music Management from Middlesex University in London and has a passion for creating spaces where people can connect, express, learn, and build.

When she is not hard at work organizing and planning, you can find Charlene making candles, soaps and other limited chemical handmade goodies at home in Harlem.