Lakita Edwards

Arts Education Program Specialist
National Endowment for the Arts

Lakita Edwards serves as an Arts Education program specialist with the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), an independent federal agency supporting artists and arts organizations and bringing the arts to all Americans. As a program specialist she manages the grants portfolio for visual arts, media arts, and multidisciplinary projects serving pre-K-12. Prior to her work with the NEA, Lakita was an education specialist for the National Park Service. Lakita received her bachelor’s degree in art history and psychology from Bard College at Simon’s Rock and her master’s degree in arts education from Harvard University.

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