Presenters

Victoria Alexander

Victoria Alexander is a Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion practitioner whose passions are rooted in anti-racist pedagogy, critical consciousness building, and experiences of Black students in predominately white institutions. The aim of her work is to challenge the myths regarding the historical and present-day distributions of power, investigate the role of racism and anti-racism in social, […]

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Dr. A. Pierre Sherrill II

A. Pierre Sherrill II, also fondly referred to as Tonee, considers himself an “agent of positive change.” And his favorite place to make that change is on a college campus. With over ten years of experience working with college students, Tonee’s passion to see students engage with their college experience has charted an exciting journey […]

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Penny Harrison

Penny- Is a writer and social justice activists. Her research is concerned with Black female identity in media, film and television. Penny has published viral articles, written and directed a short film, and in 2020 wrote and directed a series pilot about colorism in Hollywood called Ugly in which she has won awards for best […]

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Allison Gainer

Allison Gainer is a Career Counselor for the Office of Career Advancement at Rowan University. She facilitates Career Planning and Development Courses and along with numerous workshops from mental health and wellness to career readiness. As a recent graduate of a Counseling in an Educational Setting program and a first generation college student herself Allison […]

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Ruben Britt, Jr.

Author, lecturer, master career facilitator, and educator, Ruben Britt, Jr. has over 45 years of experience in education as both a career services practitioner and as a teacher. He is the host of Career Talk on WGLS-FM a show offering tips and advice on career planning and finding employment. Ruben is the author of four […]

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Andrea Denise Bolden

Andrea Denise Bolden is a creative entrepreneur, author, and student affairs educator who is passionate about diversity, equity, and inclusion work. She joined the Kentucky Wesleyan College campus community as the new coordinator of equity and inclusion in January 2021. In this role, she works with the Student Affairs team and oversees and facilitates programming […]

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Andrea Dobynes-Wagner

Mrs. Andrea Dobynes-Wagner was born in Petersburg,VA but spent most of her childhood in historic Marion, Alabama. Mrs. Wagner is a two time alumnus of The University of Alabama earning a B.A. in Communication Studies & a M.A. in Gender & Race Studies. Mrs. Wagner currently serves as an Enrollment Management Transfer Coordinator for Stillman […]

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Reggie Walker

Reggie Rashad Walker is a native of Trenton, NJ where he graduated from Trenton Central High School. Upon graduation from high school, Reggie was accepted to Rider University and was a student in the Educational Opportunity Fund Program at the University. Reggie graduated from Rider in 2008 with a Masters in Organizational Leadership in Higher […]

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Dr. A. Tamika Quick

Alberta “Tamika” Quick is a first-generation college student born in Harlem, New York City, and raised in Passaic, NJ.  She holds a BA in Marketing and Communications from Ramapo College of New Jersey, an MA in Counseling with a concentration in Student Affairs Personnel from Montclair State University, and an Ed. D. in Educational Leadership […]

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Ayannah Johnson, M.A. Ed

Ayannah is a first-generation graduate from Union, NJ. She is the conference coordinator for the Martin Luther King Jr. Youth empowerment conference. Ayannah graduated with a degree in Communications from Kean University in Union, NJ. Ayannah also received her Masters in Educational Leadership from Saint Peter’s University. Ayannah’s areas of expertise include diversity education, LGBTQI+ […]

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