Christopher Williams

Christopher Williams is the Assistant Director of Admissions and Outreach Coordinator at Urban School. “My teachers throughout grade school were amazing, strong, intelligent people of color. I admired them, wanted to…

Alicia Torres

Alicia Torres is the Education Director at Felton Institute. “Surge means opportunity. Education equality entails providing different needs for different people, and meeting individuals where they are at, this is how…

Mary Thomas

Mary Thomas is a Program Manager, School Enrollment at SMART. “Surge is an opportunity to be a part of a movement that is transforming education by developing and supporting leaders…

John Tamrat

John Tamrat is the College Financial Coach & Partnership Coordinator at Moneythink. “As a community, representation in leadership is vital in our journey for equity, especially in regards to education.…

Leslye Salinas

Leslye Salinas is the Business Manager at Roses in Concrete Community School. “I want to be part of the Surge Fellowship because I want to be in a space with likeminded…

Adam Quintero

Adam Quintero is the Assistant Principal at Achieve Academy: Education for Change Public Schools. “The Surge Fellowship is not a typical educational leadership program for many reasons that I admire…

Amaya Noguera

Amaya Noguera is the Lead of Afro-Latinx Programming at the Latinx Racial Equity Project. “It would be a great honor to be included in the next cohort of Surge Fellows.…

Lauren Horton

Lauren Horton is the Dean of Culture at Lighthouse Community Public Schools. “When I first heard of the Surge Fellowship, I felt that this community was exactly what I’ve been missing.…

Erin Hartfield

Erin Hartfield is an Academic Interventionist at Gateway Public Schools. “I want to be a part of Surge because the best and most successful professional experiences that I’ve had have been…

Denmark Diaz

Denmark Diaz is the Men’s Health & Sexual Violence Prevention Educator at San Francisco State University – Health Promotion and Wellness. “I am excited at the prospect of being a Surge…