August 2021 Brittany Jones

Brittany Jones (CHI’20) served on a panel at the ASU GSV Summit 2021 for a conversation on how art, social justice, history, and philanthropy intersect to evolve ways of being…

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August 2021 Michelle Bess

Michelle Y. Bess (CHI’16) was quoted in Crain’s Chicago Business’s recent article on tackling the access/support gap within the technology sector. “I’m thrilled about the work I get to do…

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July 2021 Alberto Morales

Chicago Latinos in Philanthropy (CLIP) has announced Alberto Morales (CHI’20) as CLIP’s first Project Manager. Read more in the official press release.

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July 2021 Jermaine Wilson

Jermaine Wilson, Ph.D. (KC’20) has accepted a new role as Executive Director of Student Support Services at DeSoto Independent School District.

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July 2021 Elisa Botello

Elisa M. Botello (CHI’16) has been appointed as Chief of Staff at Prince William County Public Schools (PWCS). In her new role, Elisa will serve as a member of the…

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July 2021 Dalonte Burns

Noble Network of Charter Schools has welcomed Dalonte Burns (CHI’21) as new principal of UIC College Prep. Crain’s Chicago Business also featured him on ‘People on the Move’. Read more…

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July 2021 Jawann Pollard

Jawann Pollard (CHI’17) has accepted a new role as Associate Director of Undergraduate Admission at Loyola University Chicago.

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July 2021 Bridget Lee

Bridget Lee (CHI’18) has been promoted to Director of Education Strategy. In her new role, she will support the Chief Education Officer in achieving the CPS Vision: Success Starts Here.…

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July 2021 Jennifer Collier

July 2021 “We hope that this [program] is just the beginning,” Collier said. “Our students need more of these opportunities to have paid work experiences in their own community. Our students…

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July 2021 Robbie Curry

Robbie Curry (CHI’20) is bringing to life his Surge Fellowship Freedom Dreams Project, The Marcus Literacy Project, Inc., which is an education tech company that is building a video game…

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July 2021 Ngozi Harris

Ngozi Harris (CHI’19) was recently featured on a segment for ‘Our Chicago,’ highlighting the work of Youth Guidance’s WOW program and its impact on girls in Chicago and beyond. See…

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June 2021 Randal Seriguchi, Jr

For his work in starting Man the Bay, a four-year fellowship program that trains and supports Black men to become teachers, CBS SF Bay Area presented the Jefferson Award for…

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June 2021 Ajia Morris

June 2021 In an effort to boost its reach and impact, The Greenline Initiative, a social enterprise co-founded by Ajia Morris (KC’20), has for the second year partnered with the…

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June 2021 Dr. Lateshia Woodley

Dr. Lateshia Woodley (KC’20) has published her newest book, Navigating Life’s Sling Shots & Leading From Within, a project that was created out of the desire to bring awareness to…

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June 2021 Ada Gomero

June 2021 Ada Gomero (CHI’20) has accepted a new role as Learning Officer at the MacArthur Foundation. In her new role, she will facilitate the use of data and information…

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