Our mission is to help Black & Brown graduate students prepare for the career they envision & the

quality of life they seek. 

 

We achieve this by increasing access to coaching, training & mentorship, by creating empowering learning communities, and by promoting personal and professional well-being. 

Meet the TEAM

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Elissa Frazier

CEO & Co-Founder

Graduate doctoral student, 4 HE Institutions, Culturally Responsive Program Evaluator

"Joyful-community-builder"

Nadiyah Johnson

COO

4+ yrs Technology product management, 3+ yrs program design, 3+ yrs in Start up operations, CEO of Jet Constellations

"Agile innovator & builder of systems"

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Eleanor Titml

Learning, Research, & Capacity Building Strategist

PhD Student, 3+ years research & equity-centered evaluation, 3+yrs program design, Identifies as an Indigenous Pacific Islander, Palauan woman

"Academic Nomad"

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Marlene DeFrates, EdD

Community Facilitator & Communications Specialist

STEM Education Specialist, 10+ years K20 Teaching & Leadership, First-Gen Latina college graduate

"Dreamer of possibilities"

Lori West, PhD

Trainer & Program Development Strategist

Higher Education Leadership Development & Training, 20+ years, college advisor & mentor.

"Network developer & resource amplifier"

Tameka Holcomb

Advisor to NAVCAP

& Program Development Strategist

Nonprofit Founder, college advisor and mentor, 5+ years program design, First-Gen college graduate

"Social justice change agent"