Halima Labi is currently a 9th grade ELA teacher at RePublic High School in Nashville, TN. At RePublic, she belongs to several leadership committees including serving on the school culture coalition and as content lead for the ninth grade English team. Additionally, she serves as coordinator for underclassman Saturday School initiative, which provides free tutoring for students in all subjects. Halima Labi graduated from Vanderbilt University in 2008 with a bachelors in Human and Organizational Development. Afterwards, she continued her studies earning both a M.P.A. and M.P.H. from Tennessee State University.