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Rashonda Ambrose

Rashonda Ambrose

Director of Strategic Partnerships

Rashonda Ambrose is the Director of Strategic Partnerships for the National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD).

Over the last decade, Rashonda has held public relations, consumer and B2B marketing roles primarily within the healthcare industry. Her product management experience is both domestic and global, and ranges from base business management to new product development and commercialization, and includes a portfolio of iconic OTC brands including Advil PM, Centrum, and Preparation H.

Rashonda earned a B.A. from Simmons College and an M.B.A. from the Darden School of Business Administration at the University of Virginia. She is an actively engaged Simmons alumna, having held several volunteer leadership roles on both the Alumnae Executive Board and the African American Alumnae Association, most recently serving as the co-chair of the 2013 Simmons College African Alumnae Alumnae/i Symposium. Rashonda has recently been invited to serve on the marketing and communications committee for Women of the Dream, Inc., a not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing services to enable African American girls to achieve their fullest potential and lead purposeful, healthy lives.

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