Charmaine Harris was born and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She has committed her career to education equity, building inclusive spaces, and combating systemic oppression. She completed her Bachelor's Degree as a double major in Psychology and Criminal Justice from Lakeland University in 2010. After college, she committed to a year of service with Public Allies Milwaukee, which is a national 10-month AmeriCorps program that place young professionals into nonprofit organizations full-time and provide professional development and social justice training. Charmaine was placed at Urban Underground through Public Allies and later hired on as a full-time staff. Urban Underground focus on social justice community organizing with young people, where youth create campaigns and projects on issues that directly effect young people in Milwaukee. After working for Urban Underground for three years, Charmaine became a staff member of the very same organization that helped her to jump-start her career, Public Allies Milwaukee, as the Senior Program Manager where she continued to mentor young professionals in Milwaukee in nonprofit organizations. Charmaine earned her Master's of Science in School Counseling in May 2017 from Mount Mary University in Milwaukee and is now a licensed school counselor. Charmaine is the mother to beautiful yorkie/cairn dog, Totoe. Charmaine enjoys the small school environment of The NET. It feels like home away from her Milwaukee home.