Minority- and Women-Owned Business Enterprise Specialist, New York State Education Department
Aimee E. Lang is a Minority- and Women-Owned Business Enterprise Specialist for the State of New York. In this role, she provides compliance monitoring and ensures the New York State Education Department adheres to Executive Law which promotes economic inclusion. Aimee helps New York State accomplish this mission by removing barriers to state contracting opportunities and by advocating for Minority- and Women-Owned Business Enterprise partnerships. Prior to serving as a Minority- and Women-Owned Business Enterprise Specialist, Aimee held executive support roles at the Robin Hood Foundation – New York City’s leading poverty-fighting organization and ColorOfChange – the nation’s largest online racial justice organization. Aimee also held programmatic roles at New York University’s Women of Color Policy Network and the National Coalition of 100 Black Women, where she served in a dual capacity as a project coordinator for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Act Against AIDS Leadership Initiative. Aimee is a graduate of New York University and earned her Bachelor of Arts in Africana and Metropolitan Studies. As an undergraduate, she studied abroad in Ghana and interned for the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice. Most recently, she earned her Credential of Readiness from Harvard Business School Online. Aimee strives to achieve gender parity, particularly for women of color, by addressing and dismantling systems of power, exclusion, and economic inequality.