Halima Adenegan, Esq. is committed to leveraging strategic planning, research and analysis, outreach, and innovation to effect change.
Before joining The Raben Group, Halima served as the project director for the National Center for Education Statistics’ Ed Tech Equity Initiative, within the U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences. Having led this invaluable effort since its inception, she conceptualized and implemented innovative approaches to collect, report, and disseminate policy-relevant data that will better inform the condition of American education.
Prior to joining the Department, Halima worked with a number of leading civil rights organizations — including the National Urban League, NAACP, and Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under the Law — where she was immersed in supporting advocacy, policy, and strategy.
As an adjunct professor, Halima taught first-year seminar and criminal procedure. She earned her J.D. from Washington and Lee University School of Law, M.P.A. from the University of Baltimore, and B.A. in Economics and Philosophy from the University of Maryland. Halima is licensed to practice law in Maryland and DC.
Halima is a first-generation DMV native, proud of her Nigerian and Ugandan roots. She plays an active role in her community through her 501(c)(3), Imara Roose Inc., and as a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.