Lemma Jarudi taught in the Boston Public Schools for six years, offering classes in Entrepreneurship, AP Economics, and Arabic. During this time, she launched C-town Spirit, a non-profit organization focused on teaching entrepreneurship. She encouraged many students to pursue college and launched an Alumni Club to encourage high school graduates to maintain their network of peer support post-graduation. She is a graduate of Harvard College, Harvard Graduate School of Education, and the MIT Sloan School of Management.