Women of the Future 

Lakeisha Armstrong

 

 

Brooklyn, NY

College(s) Attended:

Siena College

Albany, NY

Bachelor of Arts: Sociology

2013

SUNY Stony Brook

Manhattan, NY

Masters of Arts: Higher Education Administration

2016

 

Current Field:

Higher Education,

EOP Academic Planning Counselor

"Be authentic Be genuine Be real Be YOU"

 Takiyyah Hamilton, MPH

 

 

Winston-Salem, NC

College(s) Attended:

University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Charlotte, North Carolina

Bachelor of Arts: Biology

Minor: Health Interdisciplinary Studies

2002

 

University of South Carolina at Columbia

Columbia, South Carolina

Master's of Public Health ,Concentration Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior

2004

Current Field:

Project Management

Experience Includes: Public Health, State, Federal and International Public Health projects.

"To God be the glory."

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Elisa Cha

 

Willingboro, NJ

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College(s) Attended:

Community College of Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA

Associates in Applied Science: 

Paralegal Studies

2008

 

St. Joseph's University 

Philadelphia PA

Bachelor of Arts:  Legal Studies

2012

 

Current Field: Law (Paralegal)

 

"The most common way people give up

their power is by thinking they don't have

any."

 Alice Walker. 

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Sasha Huff

 

 Harlem, NYC

College(s) Attended:

SUNY Oswego, 

Oswego, NY

Bachelor of Arts: English 

Minor: Human Development 

 2017

Current Field:

Special Education 

"I have decided to stick with love. Hate is

too great a burden to bear."

Martin Luther King 

Altovise Tamara Ewing

 

 

Pulaski, TN

 College(s) Attended:

Rhodes College,

Memphis, TN

Bachelor of Science: Biology

2005

Howard University, Washington, DC

Doctorate of Philosophy 

Genetics and Human Genetics; Specialization- Genetic Counseling

2011

Johns Hopkins University

Bloomberg School of Public Health

Baltimore, MD

Postgraduate Fellowship Training

Health Disparities, Cancer Control and Prevention

2014

 

Current Field:

Medical Genetics- Genetic Counseling

 

"I have learned that success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has

reached in life as by the obstacles which he

has had to overcome while trying to succeed."

Booker T. Washington 

Rosa Morales

Arlington, VA

College(s) Attended:

 

University of Scranton, Scranton PA

Bachelor of Arts:

Journalism and Electronic Media

2017

 

Current Field:
Non Profit 

 

"You can never be overdressed or overeducated."

Oscar Wilde

Eurikca Felipe-Eustache

 

 

 

New Bern, NC

 

 

College(s) Attended:

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte,  Charlotte, NC

Bachelor of Arts: 

Communication Studies

Concentration: Public Relation

2002

 

Current Field:

Customer Development (Sales) for Hanesbrands, Inc. 

 

"You don't want modesty, you want humility"

Maya Angelou

Eu'nice R. McCoy

 

 

 

Queens, New York

College(s) Attended:

Adelphi University  

Garden City, New York

Bachelor of Science: Business Administrations

Concentration: Marketing

2014

 

Current Field:

Marketing/ Event Marketing

 

 

“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure."

 Melissa (Mel) Hardman

 

Monticello, AR

Colleges Attended:

The University of Arkansas, Little Rock,AR

Associates of Science: Business Studies

2002

 

Bachelor of Science: Double Major Biology/Health Science  Minor: Chemistry

2004

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences/Walden University, Little Rock, AR/Atlanta, GA 

Master of Science:

Clinical Research Administration

2012

Capella University, Atlanta, GA

Post Graduate Certificate: Health Informatics

2016

Current Field:

Clinical Research Industry, 

Research Analyst and Clinical Patient Recruitment

"Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street. Never be afraid to fail, be afraid if you are content with your failunot a dead-end street. Never be afraid to fail, be afraid if you are content with your failure.

Shanell Varner

 

Long Island, NY
 Shanell Varner

Colleges Attended:

 

North Carolina Central University (NCCU)

Durham, NC

Bachelor of Science: Parks and Recreation Management

Minor: Therapeutic Recreation

2005

 

The University of North Carolina Charlotte (UNCC)

Charlotte, NC

Graduate Certificate: Public Administration/Non Profit Management

2009


 

Current Field:

Nonprofit Advocate

Owner/Travel Consultant at Moonglade Travel, LLC


 

“We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the

changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.”

― Maya Angelou

Elba Y. Mandujano

 

South Central Los Angeles, California

College(s) Attended:

Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan,

Master of Arts:Student Affairs

Administration

2016

 

California State University, Los Angeles

Los Angeles, California,

Bachelor of Arts: Psychology

Minor: Spanish

2013

 

Current Field:

Student Affairs Administration

 

"Our backs tell stories that no

books have the spine to carry."

Rupi Kaur 

Tabitha D. James

 

 

 

 

 

Lake View, SC

Colleges Attended:

Coastal Carolina University

Conway, SC

Bachelor of Science:

Business Administration

2013

 

Florida Atlantic University

Boca Raton, FL

Master of Education: Educational Leadership

2015

 

Coastal Carolina University

Conway, SC

Master of Business Administration

 Anticipated Graduation: 2017

 

Current Field:

Business Education and Entrepreneurship

 

"Each person must live their life as a model

for others" -Rosa Parks

Vivica Pinkney

 

 Philadelphia, PA

College(s) Attended:

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, Bloomsburg, PA

Bachelor of Arts: Psychology

Minor: Art History, Gerontology & Anthropology

2013

Saint Joseph University,

Philadelphia, PA

Master of Science: Gerontological Services 

2017

Current Field:

Customer Service for Workmen's

Compensation Claims/Current Student

 

 

"You only get what you give."

Dr. Vigeana B. Sanon

Orlando, Florida

College(s) Attended:

 

Florida A&M University College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Science, Tallahassee, Florida

Doctorate of Pharmacy 

2000

Current Field:  

Pharmaceutical Industry

Senior Medical Science Liaison, 

Collegium Pharmaceutical

 

"I trust that everything in life happens for a reason, even if we are not wise enough to see it." 

Oprah Winfrey

Kristal Jessiree Martinez

Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania

College (s) Attended:

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, Bloomsburg PA

Bachelor of Arts /Bachelor of Science, Education

Secondary Education English and Spanish,

2014

Francis Marion University 

Florence, SC

Master of Education: Instructional accommodation

Anticipated Completion: 2018

 

Current Field:

High School Spanish Teacher

 

"I've learned that people will forget what

you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."-

Maya Angelou

Erin Vaughn Jones

 

Clarksdale, MS

College(s) Attended: 

 

The University of Southern Mississippi, 

Hattiesburg, MS

Bachelor of Arts: English 

The University of Central Arkansas, 

Conway, AR

Master of Science: College Student Personnel and Administrative Services

 

Louisiana State University and A&M College

Baton Rouge, LA

Doctorate of Philosophy: Higher Education Research and Counseling

Dissertation Title: Assessing Altruistic Behavior, Burnout, and Wellness

Outcome of Entry Level Live-in and

Liveon Residence Life Professionals

 

 

Current Field: 

Higher Education Administrator 

 

 

"If a man does not keep pace with his companions perhaps it is because he

hears the beat of a different drummer. Let him step to the music, which he hears,

however far or measured away." 

Henry David Thoreau

Jennifer Roxas

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fremont, CA

College(s) Attended: 

 

California State University, Chico

Chico, California 

Bachelor of Arts: Anthropology 

Minor: Italian

Certificate: Applied Cultural

Anthropology

2012 

Indiana State University 

Terre Haute, Indiana

Master of Science: Student Affairs and Higher Education 

2015

 

Current Field: 

Higher Education 

Career Development Specialist, SUNY Oswego

 

"Be brave, Take risks, Nothing can substitute experience."

 Paolo Coehlo

Vashtina Boyce

Brooklyn, New York

Colleges Attended:

 

Georgia Southern University

Statesboro, Georgia

Bachelor of Science: Psychology

2006

Argosy University

Atlanta, Georgia

Master of Business Administration: Healthcare Administration

2012

University of West Georgia

Carrollton, Georgia

Master of Arts: Psychology

2016

 

Current Field/Position:

Non-Profit Mental Health, Clinical Supervisor 

 

"To be agents of change, we must get comfortable with being uncomfortable and be willing to be disruptive"

Jessica Wescott

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bryn Mawr, PA

College(s) Attended: 

 

Wesley College 

Dover, Deleware

Bachelor of Science, Mathematics

2013

 

Wilmington University 

New Castle, Deleware

Masters of Business Administration

Graduated 2015

 

Current Field: 

Support Engineer, Technical Quality, SAP America

 

Elaine Janae Flowers

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Brooklyn, NY

College (s) Attended: 

 

The City University of New York of

Kings Borough

Brooklyn, NY

Associates of Applied Science: Business Administration 

2014

 

The State University of New York at Oswego 

Oswego, NY

Bachelors of Science: Human Resource Management 

2016 

 

Buffalo State College 

Buffalo, New York

Master of Science: Higher Education

and Student Affairs Administration

Anticipated Graduation: 2018

 

"Like wildflowers; you must follow yourself to grow in all places people thought you never would."

E.V.

Lauren O. Wallace, M.Ed. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ann Arbor, MI

College(s) Attended: 

 

University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh,PA

Bachelor of Science: Marketing and General Management

2012

University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh,PA

Master of Education: Higher Education Management 

2014

 

Current Field: 

 irector of Undergraduate Recruitment 

 

"Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind" - Dr. Seuss 

Cara Plasencia, LMFT

Syracuse, NY

College(s) Attended:

Syracuse University

Syracuse NY

Bachelor of Science: Child and Family Studies

2007

Syracuse University

Syracuse NY

Master of Arts: Marriage and Family Therapy

2012

Current Field:

Higher Education /Student Affairs

Counseling Services

Sonya L. Whitehead

Philadelphia, PA

 College(s) Attended:

Community College of Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA

Associates in Applied Science: Paralegal Studies

2009

 

Temple University, Fox School Of Business

Philadelphia, PA

Bachelor of Arts:  Business and Marketing

2011

 

Temple University School of Education

Philadelphia, PA

Master of Education: Higher Education

2016

Current Field:  Higher Education

Administrator at Temple University Logistics Department

“Success is not a destination it is a journey!” 

Patricia Stephane

 

 

 

 

 


Willow Grove, PA

College Attended:


The Art Institute of Philadelphia,

Philadelphia, PA
Bachelor of Science: Fashion Marketing

2012


Current Field:

Contact Representative,

Department of Treasury Internal Revenue Service
 

“joie de vivre” The Love of Life

College(s) Attended: 

 

Framingham State University

Framingham, MA

Bachelor of Arts:  Sociology

Minor: Spanish 

2011 

 

Salem State University 

Salem, MA

Master of Education: Higher Education Student Affairs 

2013 

 

Current Field: 

Director of Student Support Services  

Higher Educated Student Affairs 

North Carolina Central University

Durham, NC 

Mirlesna Azor

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Port-au-Prince, Haiti

I'Sha Rosale' Schultz

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stroudsburg, PA

College(s) Attended:

 

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania

Bloomsburg, PA

Bachelor of Art: Political Science 

Concentration: Legal Studies

Minor: Women & Gender studies and Philosophy

2016 

 

Current Field: 

Development Associate(Fundraising) at Ruth Ellis Center, non-profit helping runaways, and homeless LGBTQ youth

 

"Do it with passion or not at all" 

 

Lorraine Diaz 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Philadelphia, PA

College(s) Attended: 

 

Community College of Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA

Associate Degree: Criminal Justice 

2015 

"Weak people revenge. Strong people forgive. Intelligent people ignore." 

 

Nadirah Young

 

Philadelphia, PA

  College(s) Attended:

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania Bloomsburg, PA

Bachelor of Science:Psychology

2010

Master of Education: Secondary Guidance Counseling

2012

 

Current Field:

Human Services at a nonprofit

 

"I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious."

Albert Einstein 

Sandra C. Fanning

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Philadelphia, PA

College(s) Attended:

 

University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA

Bachelor of Science: Psychology

2013

 

Carlow University,

 Pittsburgh, PA

Master of Science: Professional

Counseling

2017

West Virginia University

Morgantown, West Virginia

Doctoral Candidate: Ph.D Counseling Psychology

2020

Courtney Davis

Philadelphia, PA

 

 

College(s) Attended:

Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Indiana County, PA

Bachelor of Arts: Psychology

2011

Philadelphia University

Philadelphia, PA

Master of Science: Community and Trauma Counseling

2016

Current field:

Counseling and Social Work

“Stop policing your progress. You don't

have to be where you want to be to

appreciate how far you've come.”

Kristin Austin

 

 

Harrisburg, PA

College(s) Attended:

 

Bloomsburg University,

Bloomsburg, PA,

Bachelor of Arts: Social Work

Minor: American Sign Language

2002

 

Edinboro University,

Edinboro, PA

Master of Arts: Counseling,Student

Affairs

2006

 

Immaculata University, 

Immaculata, PA

Doctoral Candidate, Ed.D: Higher Education Administration

anticipated completion, 2018

 

Current Field: Higher Education

Assistant Director, New Student Orientation

 

“Always ask. Always try. If you don’t ask, the answer will always be “no.” If you don’t try, someone else will.”

 

Nicole Flores

 

Philadelphia, PA

College(s) Attended:

University of Maryland 

College Park, Maryland 

Bachelor of Arts :Psychology

1995

Widener University

Philadelphia, PA

Master of Education

2005

Current Field:

Educator with Philadelphia School District

"I keep running 'cause a winner don't quit on themselves"

Beyoncé

Simone Jones

 

 

Philadelphia, PA

College(s) Attended:

Kutztown University, Kutztown, PA

Bachelors of Science in Business Administration: Marketing

2014

 

Current Field:

Marketing

 

"What you think becomes your reality. Have faith, take risks and create the life you truly want to live."

Simone J.

Cindy Henry

Brooklyn, NY

College(s) Attended:

 

Clarkson University

Potsdam, NY

Bachelor of Science: Innovation & Entrepreneurship

2012

 

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania

Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania

Master of Education: Educational Leadership

2015

 

Clarkson University

Potsdam, NY

Master of Business Administration: Data Analytics

2021​

 

Current Field:

Marketing/Sales

 

“Good, better, best. Never let it rest. Until your good is better and your better is best.”

St. Jerome

Tyeriah Smith

 

 

Philadelphia, PA

College(s) Attended:

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania

Bloomsburg, PA

Bachelor of Arts: Criminal Justice

Minor: Sociology

 2016

Current Field:

Education/Therapeutic Support 

"The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be."

Alaina Renee Carson

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Philadelphia, PA

College(s) Attended: 

 

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania

Bloomsburg, PA

Bachelors of Liberal Arts: Communication Studies

Minor: Gender Studies

2014 

Current Field: 

Data Entry Operator for Reed Technology 

"You are essentially who you created yourself to be and all that occurs in your life is the result of your own making." - Stephen Richards

Katharine Irene Ransom

Danville, Virginia

Colleges Attended:  

Ithaca College

Ithaca, New York

Bachelor of Arts in Economics

2013

 

Southern New Hampshire University

Manchester, New Hampshire

Master of Business Administration w/ concentration in Economics

2016

 

California Institute of Integral Studies

San Francisco, California

PHD Candidate:

Transformative Studies w/ focus in

Feminist Economics

PhD Student/Educator

Anticipated Completion: 2020

"Overcoming our sense of powerlessness

is indispensable for creative work. It is a truism that you cannot produce anything worthwhile unless you speak to what matters in your life... It is power-- not over others but against those who oppress us--that expands our consciousness." Silvia Federici (1984) Putting Feminism Back on its Feet

Colleges Attended:

Spelman College

Atlanta, Georgia

Bachelor of Science: Political Science​

2015

Current Field/Position:

Corporate Responsibility in the legal industry

Founder: Gracefully Broken: A Lifestyle Blog

"Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another steppingstone to greatness." Oprah Winfrey 

Janetha Middleton

Charleston, SC

Tyesha West

Charlottesville, VA

Colleges Attended:

 

Sweet Briar College

Sweet Briar, Virginia(Amherst County)

​Bachelor of Arts: Business

2014

Current Field/Position:

Medical Assistant/Receptionist

“A woman who knows what she brings to the table is not afraid to eat alone.” - Unknown

 

Rhoda Overstreet- Wilson

Auburn, NY

Colleges Attended

 

Suny Empire State College, Cayuga Community Campus

Auburn, NY

Bachelor of Arts: Community and Human Services

2006

 

Keuka College

Keuka, NY

Master of Science: Organizational Management

2008

 

St John Fisher College,

Rochester, NY

Doctoral Candidate, Ed.D

Education Doctorate in Executive Leadership

Anticipated completion: 2019

 

Current Field:

Higher Education, Sociology Instructor

 

“I can speak to mountains- they will be moved

I can speak to dreams- they will come true

I can tell my troubles- to get away

I'm no longer walking on sinkin sand- I'm just steady resting in my father’s hand”!

“I like livin this kinda life-I'm livin a blessed life”

Clark Sister’s

Brittney J. Merritt 

Los Angeles, CA

Colleges Attended:

 

Humboldt State University 

Arcata, California 

Bachelor of Arts: Anthropology, Concentration social and cultural studies,  Minor: business administration

2013

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Lincoln, Nebraska

Master of Arts: Educational Administration, Concentration: Student Affairs

2016

Current Field/Position:

Higher Education

 

“We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.” Walt Disney

Sadé Denise Fountain

Danville, VA

Colleges Attended:

 

Sweet Briar College

Sweet Briar, Virginia

Bachelor of Arts: Dance

2015

Harvard University

Boston, Massachusetts 

Master of Education:  Higher Education

2013

Current Field/Position:

Therapeutic Mentoring for Female Development

 

“I like to think I opened doors for other women, although that wasn’t my original intention.” - Diahann Carroll

Jasmine Omorogbe

 Minneapolis, MN

Colleges Attended:

 

University of Minnesota 

Minneapolis, Minnesota 

Bachelor of Arts: Communication Studies, Summa Cum Laude 

2010

Harvard University

Boston, Massachusetts 

Master of Education:  Higher Education

2013

Current Field/Position:

Education Technology

 

"When you learn, teach. When you get, give." - Maya Angelou

Eurikca Felipe-Eustache

New Bern, NC

College Attended:

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC

Bachelor of Arts: Communication Studies

Concentration: Public Relation

2002

 

Current Field:

Customer Development (Sales) for Hanesbrands, Inc.

 

"You don't want modesty, you want humility"

Maya Angelou

Ameera Ash 

 

 

 


Philadelphia, PA
 

Colleges Attended:

Delaware State University in Dover, DE

Bachelor of Arts:Criminal Justice  2015

Walden University Online Masters Program

Master of Sciences: Psychology 2018

Current Position:

Behavioral Health: School Clinician 

 


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