Executive Director – National Head Start Association* As a seasoned leader in executive and policy roles, Yasmina Vinci's professional experience and capabilities have delivered improvements in the lives of children at national, state, and local levels. Yasmina came to the NHSA after several years as principal and founder of EDGE Consulting Partners. Yasmina founded EDGE after receiving her Master in Public Administration degree from Harvard's Kennedy School of Government. She currently serves on numerous advisory boards, is a devoted member of the World Forum on Early Care and Education. *The National Head Start Association is the national voice for one million vulnerable children and their families, 200,000+ Head Start staff and 1600+ Head Start grantees.