Ayo Strange

Associate Director of Partnership Development

Ayo Strange holds a B.S. in Biology from Tennessee State University (Nashville, TN) and initially embarked on a career in pharmaceutical sales. A recruiter’s outreach led her to transition into the Education sector, where she has spent the majority of her professional journey focusing on Graduate and International student recruitment, as well as overseeing university general education and major-specific assessments. This experience has fueled her deep passion for contributing valuable resources to educational institutions and students.

During her tenure at the EdTech company Hobsons, Ayo pursued and earned her M.S. in Organizational Leadership from Mount St. Joseph University in Cincinnati, OH and began her leadership career. Ayo joined Study Smart Tutors in 2023 to lead the Partnerships team.

In her spare time, Ayo enjoys volunteering with the YWCA of Middle Tennessee, traveling, reading and spending quality time with family and friends. She currently resides in the Nashville, TN area.