Djenaba Bahar has been working in the Baltimore City Schools as a College Specialist, navigating students, parents and school staff through the college access process, for over 22 years. Ms. Bahar began as a College Access Program Specialist (CAPS) with the College Bound Foundation and then became an Associate Program Director with the organization. Ms Bahar was born and raised in Baltimore City and a product of Baltimore City Public Schools. She received her Bachelor degree from Morgan State University and Master’s degree from Notre Dame of Maryland University. Ms. Bahar has always demonstrated tremendous insight and understanding of issues and barriers facing our youth of today and continues to work diligently to provide resources for the empowerment of the Baltimore City communities.