Education: Ph.D, Educational Policy Studies, University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign | Master of Arts, Inner City Studies, Northeastern Illinois University | Bachelor’s of Arts, Studio Art, Northeastern Illinois University
Hobbies: Avid jazz supporter, gardener, historical researcher of African-American and Chicago history, occasional artist, civic engager
Who are you?
A collaborative change leader who creates and implements social responsibility strategies and initiatives for private and public sector organizations. An educator who embraces and advocates the ideals of equal educational opportunities for all students.
What makes your job great?
Having the opportunity to work with a committed staff and supporters who are focused on creating a healthy future all students.
When did you come to Healthy Schools Campaign?
Why did you join Healthy Schools Campaign?
To assist in developing creative strategies that will advance the organization’s agenda and increase its financial resources. Additionally, we want to engage the next generation of investors in the meaningful work of HSC.
Where does your motivation come from?
We all got here by standing on the shoulders of those who came before us. I want to be able to position myself so that others can advance by standing on my shoulders. There is more than enough inequities in the world. I want to remove some of these injustices and give someone else a chance to thrive.