Dr. Sherell A. McArthur is a 17-year educator and a 7-year teacher educator as a former elementary school teacher and a current Associate Professor of Education at the University of Georgia. She is also a certified Wellness & Life Coach for women and girls of color.
For 10 years, Dr. Mac's research, teaching and community outreach has centered Black girls. She has facilitated healing circles for Black girls, domestically and internationally, and has spoken around the country on Black girlhood. She has also done this work with mothers, Black women teachers, and Black corporate women.
What she recognized through this work is that there is no shortage of brilliance, creativity, beauty, innovation or sheer verve with Black women! However, there is a shortage of access to resources and opportunities. This understanding birthed
Mignon Head, as HD Supply IT Manager, Master Data Management and PIM, has worked at multiple Fortune 500 Companies during her career and has almost 20 years of experience bridging the gap between business partners and IT. She spends time working with high school aged girls interested in STEM academics or career paths.
Cherie Kirkland provides governance, portfolio management, and solution delivery expertise at Cox Communications, Inc., applying her 25 +-year career across Information Technology, Human Resources, and Sales Transformation support. She works with her alma mater in fundraising, marketing, and special projects, and holds certifications from the Project Management Institute (PMI), Scrum Alliance (CSM), and AgilityHealth.
Dr. Erica B. Edwards is an Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. She has 18 years of experience serving Black women and girls through teaching, youth development programming, and community-based educational research.
Tashaun Pierre is a Consultant for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's National Environmental Satellite, Data and Information Service and manages The Federal Advisory Committee on Commercial Remote Sensing. She is also the proprietor and manager of several kids' salon and spas in the Maryland area.
LaTeka Graham has 10 years Grants Financial Management, & Non-Profit developmental sector experience, holds a certification in Project Management in the Development sector (PMD), and is a passionate humanitarian.
Dr. Angela Bullock is an Associate Professor and Program Director for the Bachelor of Social Work program at the University of the District of Columbia. Her direct practice experience includes providing counseling to women with substance use disorders, providing affordable housing services to low-income families, and working with children in foster care. Her current research includes a focus on technology acceptance in social work education and practice and mental health among college students.
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