Expertise in educational equity and strengthening the high school to college transition focused on creating systems to integrate workforce development, digital literacy and fluency and co-curricular enrichment.
Experienced in public policy at the state and local levels focused on community development, accountability and sustainability.
More than 20 years experience as a talk show host on public access channels representing major institutions exploring topics ranging from education, entrepreneurship, social issues and workforce development.
The future of work will be radically different from what we know today. Literacy and fluency is evolving to a define a broader range of skills and capacities that are critical for students to find success in the global economy. The Creative Campus Suite packages a set of co-curricular learning tools and resources in financial literacy, entrepreneurship, and digital literacy and fluency designed to support instruction and student development in the classroom and in the workforce of the future.
Some communities never benefit from the benefits of economic growth and resurgence. Constantly challenged by inequities in higher education, housing, workforce development and jobs/commerce. Is equity possible? What are the barriers to equity? What must governance look like to effectuate lasting change? These questions lead to a questioning of everything seeking accountability, change and opportunities to create equitable, healthy, and vibrant communities.
From the successful entrepreneur and the doctoral toting academic to the single mom and the over-scheduled "momager", women are leading in a lot of arenas, particularly in entrepreneurship, where African American women have created one million companies since the year 2000. Yet despite these gains, equity remains illusive. Ellavations LLC devises strategies, in partnership with allied organizations, to advance equity for women in commerce, healthcare, family and public policy, and innovation.