Lateefah Simon (born January 29, 1977 in San Francisco) was the executive director of the Center for Young Women's Development. After being accepted to Mills College in 2004, she joined Kamala Harris (then the District Attorney of San Francisco) and created a Reentry program in San Francisco's City Hall. She then worked as the executive director of the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights. Currently she works with Timothy Silard at the Rosenberg Foundation.
She is a candidate for the Bay Area Rapid Transit District board of directors in 2016. She is running in the seventh district of the BART special district, which is unique in that it contains portions of all three counties in BART's jurisdictional area, namely the counties of San Francisco, Alameda, and Contra Costa.
- 2003 MacArthur Fellows Program
- 2007 Jefferson Award 
- 2005 "California Woman of the Year" by the California State Assembly 
- "Three Blacks Named MacArthur Fellows", Jet, Oct 27, 2003
- Lateefah, Simon. "Lateefah for BART". Retrieved 28 February 2016.
- Simon, Lateefah. "About- Lateefah for BART". Retrieved 8 November 2016.
- "An Interview with Lateefah Simon", CYD Journal, Sarah Raskin
- "Lateefah Simon Q&A", Independent Lens, PBS
- "Commencement Address", San Francisco State University, 2010
- "Lateefah Simon". Emerge America. Emerge America. Retrieved August 3, 2016.