Jason Gines

Jason Gines – Director of Diversity Equity, and Inclusion at Pembroke Hill School “Surge Academy represents an opportunity to learn leadership through a freedom paradigm, one rarely afforded to ascending…

Jade Smith

  Jade Smith – Speech Language Pathologist at Kansas City Public Schools “Surge is an opportunity to relearn the power and impact of my voice in a safe space. I…

Jessica Woodson

Jessica Woodson – Elementary School Educator at Kansas City Kansas Public Schools “I am honored to receive the opportunity to network with individuals as passionate and committed as I am…

Edward Perry

  Edward Perry – Advisor at Centriq Training “An opportunity to be a part of the Surge Fellowship means an opportunity to grow, learn from other amazing leaders, and share…

Joel Nkusi Rwabera

Joel Nkusi Rwabera – Manager, Accelerate Program with Teach For America “I decided to join the Surge family because of the impact I’ve seen the program have on fellow black…

Tara Haskins

  Tara Haskins – Founding School Leader at Kansas City Girls Preparatory Academy “A space where African American and Latinx leaders can connect, learn, grow, and be their authentic selves…

Marquis Hall

Marquis Hall – Manager of Student Diversity & Inclusion Programs at Kansas City Public Schools “Surge will allow me to move the educational landscape for children in my community. More…

Aryiel Everett

Aryiel Everett – Communications and Operations Coordinator at Kansas City Teacher Residency “What I seek to contribute to the Surge Experience is something that I think oftentimes goes unseen. Growing…