Keoma Distan

Keoma DistanKeoma is the Manager of Admissions & Community Engagement at Math for America. In this role, Keoma is responsible for overseeing the recruitment and application processes for MƒA fellowships as well as working collaboratively with our teachers in deepening their connection with the MƒA community.  

Prior to MƒA, Keoma worked in the marketing and giving department at Russ & Daughters in Manhattan, where she assisted in the restaurant's day-to-day operations. Additionally, Keoma provides an extensive background in volunteer work. She served as a volunteer liaison for the United Federation of Teachers (UFT), a union responsible for representing NYC public school teachers. Keoma worked to plan events and fundraisers, coordinate with UFT’s board members on meetings and special events, and attended demonstrations for various causes regarding teaching and childcare.

When she’s not exploring museums or trying new restaurants, Keoma enjoys spending her free time reading.