Marsha Jean Charles
Lead Organizer & Liberation Program Facilitator
Dr. Marsha Jean-Charles is an alumna of The Brotherhood/Sister Sol. Marsha earned her BA in African American Studies from Wesleyan University, her MA in African American Studies from Columbia University, and her PhD in Africana Studies from Cornell University. While pursuing her PhD, Marsha taught in both the Africana Studies Department at SUNY Binghamton and the Black Studies program at CUNY City College.
Marsha has worked at The Brotherhood/Sister Sol, in several capacities, over a number of years. Before she was Lead Organizer, Marsha was an educator and organizer in the Liberation Program. In addition to working on curriculum research and doing data entry, Marsha also served as a staff person on two of the organization’s International Study Programs – to Haiti in 2013 and to Cuba in 2016 – during which time she facilitated lesson plans, supported with logistics, and served as a translator in Haiti.
Marsha is fluent in Haitian Kreyol, and has intermediate language skills in French and Portuguese.