Presenters

Dr. Terrence Harper II

Terrence Harper II serves as the Associate Director for Outreach & Community Engagement at the Price Center for Counseling & Psychological Services at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.   Dr. Harper has a PhD in Clinical Psychology from Eastern Michigan University. They have worked in college counseling since 2013 in a variety of settings including […]

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Jarrod D. Benjamin

Jarrod D. Benjamin is the Chief Executive Officer for the L.E.A.D. Firm and is the Florida International University Cybersecurity Apprenticeship Program Director and Adjunct Professor. He specializes in various programmatic areas: hazing prevention, student development, and curriculum development. He has recently published a #1 Amazon New Release, The Comprehensive Student Leadership Guide. He is currently […]

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Britney Marie Harris

Britney Marie Harris is a motivational speaker and speaker development coach for leaders. She is committed to empowering leaders to boost their confidence by building their presentation skills because if they can speak in public, they can change the world! Harris provides leaders with the necessary tools to courageously share their message. She specializes in […]

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De’Von Truvel

De’Von Truvel is a Game Designer and Author who inspires you to dream through the untold stories of Black History. In 2017 De’Von created Black Wall Street The Board Game to increase financial literacy and Black history knowledge in a fun way. He plans to continue to find innovative ways to inform his community as […]

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India Prather, Esq.

India Prather, Esq. is a licensed Florida and North Carolina attorney. She attended Wake Forest University on a merit scholarship (valued over $240K) and brought in over $50K in private scholarships. India graduated cum laude with a major in Political Science and double minor in Spanish and Latin American Studies. Upon graduation, India joined Teach […]

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Kyle Hayden

Kyle Hayden is a husband, father of 3, and a Campaign for Black Male Achievement Fellow serving as an Advisor for the Black Student Union and a Project Manager for the Men of Color Initiative at Milwaukee Area Technical College (MATC) in Wisconsin. He has over 20 years of experience working in Higher Education. Additionally, […]

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Phylicia Currence, LCSW

Phylicia Currence is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker specializing in providing therapeutic services for adolescents and young adults. Phylicia is passionate about the mental health of young adults, particularly Black women and college students, and believes counseling is a way to navigate the many transitions associated with emerging adulthood. She currently serves as a clinician […]

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Duane A. Williams, Ph.D.

Duane A. Williams, Ph.D., is the Director for the Office of Student Belonging at Montclair State University in New Jersey. In his role he spearheads a broad range of programs and activities that foster a strong connection to the university for students who are freshmen, transfers, international, first-generation and/or military-affiliated. Dr. Williams oversees a variety […]

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Marcus LeGrand

Marcus LeGrand is a two-time Diversity Achievement Award winner,  advocate, and educator at Central Oregon Community College. He is the Afrocentric Program Coordinator, Afrocentric Studies club advisor, and Business instructor. His advocacy and activism span communities where he focuses on establishing holistic support for self-identifying Black and Afrocentric students and their allies to access information […]

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Jalisa Lewis, MSW, LCSW

Jalisa graduated with her Bachelors of Social Work in 2010 from East Carolina University. She began working as a family services coordinator with a community mental health program.  Upon graduating with her MSW, she worked with youth involved in the juvenile justice system in both residential and community settings.  After spending about 6 years working with DJJ […]

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