Resha Conroy


Resha Conroy


Resha Conroy is the founder and Executive Director of the Dyslexia Alliance for Black Children, a non-profit organization working to eliminate the amplified inequities for Black children experiencing unaddressed dyslexia and related learning disabilities.  
A mother of two children with learning disabilities, including a son with dyslexia, Ms. Conroy is motivated by her family's journey to pursue her lifelong passion for education reform. She has over a decade of experience in education and non-profit management, serving on school leadership teams and as a consultant for charter schools in Washington, DC and New York City. Ms. Conroy has shifted her career to a clinical and direct service role; she is currently a speech-language pathologist and an executive functioning coach with a strong interest in language, literacy, and culture. 
She is a proud lifelong New Yorker and graduate of the Bronx High School of Science. She has a BA in economics from Smith College, an MPA in non-profit management, and an MS in communicative sciences and disorders from New York University.

National Advisory Board

Dr. Karyn Allee

Dr. Donald Bear

Dr. Almitra Berry

Resha Conroy

Dr. Lakeisha Johnson

Dr. Kenneth Kunz

Dr. Katie Pace Miles

Dr. Tiffany Peltier

Dr. Antony Smith