Genita C. Robinson is the executive director of Lawyers Lend-A-Hand to Youth. Lend-A-Hand supports tutor/mentor programs by giving out grants, recruiting volunteers from the legal community, and raising awareness about the power of one-on-one, long-term mentoring match-ups to transform the lives of disadvantaged youths. Ms. Robinson has experience in the for-profit, non-profit, and public sectors. Trained as an attorney, she practiced commercial litigation at Sachnoff & Weaver, Ltd. She was also a senior staff member of the Chicago Public Schools, leading the Charters Schools Offices and serving as Director of Special Projects in the Office of then CEO Arne Duncan. Ms. Robinson is vice president of the Leadership Greater Chicago Leadership Fellows Association and a member of the board of directors of the Jane Addams Juvenile Court Foundation.
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