Justine Asante is the Director of Partner Operations for South Ward Promise Neighborhood. In this role, she manages partner relationships, provides partner TA and coaching and facilitates cross-sector collaboration through SWPN’s Collaborative Action Networks.
Justine was born and lived in Newark for 17 years of her life. She is a marriage and family therapist who has over ten years of experience working with children and families. She is dedicated to working with children and families from a multicultural, holistic approach which explores the different systems and relational aspects people are embedded in.
Justine obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology Developmental focus from The College of New Jersey and her Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) from Seton Hall University. She uses her knowledge and skills from MFT professionals in her work collaborating with SWPN partners. Justine believes children and families have the innate ability to grow, change and overcome circumstances with the support and increase of protective factors which BRICK Education Network sets to provide.