Cortney Segmen

Cortney Segmen

University
University of Michigan
Corps Year: 
2014
Corps Region: 
Detroit
Alumni Region: 
D.C. Region
Awards: 
Capitol Hill Fellows Program

Cortney Segmen earned her B.S. in Biopsychology, Cognition, and Neuroscience with a minor in Writing from the University of Michigan before joining Teach For America Detroit as a 2014 corps member.

During her three years as an elementary educator, Cortney coached elementary and middle school volleyball, worked as a writer and conference coordinator for the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization, and facilitated anti-bias trainings for Camp Kesem-UM counselors.

In 2016, Cortney grew more interested in policy after she served as a Leadership for Educational Equity Policy and Advocacy Summer Fellow with the New York City Department of Education’s Knowledge Sharing team.