Nina Ward is the Director of Programs & Events at Show Me KC Schools, a local nonprofit supporting families navigating the Kansas City education landscape. She completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Central Missouri, where she studied Sociology and minored in Child and Family Development. Nina completed a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Missouri Kansas City’s prestigious Bloch School. Her experience in the education and child welfare space in Kansas City fuels her drive to support collective community improvement efforts. Nina continues to work with the Show Me KC Schools team to advance programming to ensure it is meeting Kansas City families’ needs as they move through their education journey.