Presenters

Dr. A. Tamika Quick

Alberta “Tamika” Quick is a first-generation college student born in Harlem, New York City, and raised in Passaic, NJ.  She holds a BA in Marketing and Communications from Ramapo College of New Jersey, an MA in Counseling with a concentration in Student Affairs Personnel from Montclair State University, and an Ed. D. in Educational Leadership […]

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Sam Hyun

Sam Hyun is a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion speaker who is has worked in the raising awareness around anti-asian and racism. Sam holds a Masters in Public Policy with a concentration in Poverty Alleviation, as well as a Masters in Business Administration with a focus on Social Impact, both at Brandeis University’s Heller School for […]

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Sandy Checo

Sandy Checo is currently an instructor & crew leader for N.J. Youth Corps and is earning an M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. She volunteers with non-profit organizations that share her mission of empowering individuals through civic engagement, diversity training, and leadership development. She uses her platforms to garner conversations about social justice and effective […]

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Jarrod Benjamin

Mr. Jarrod D. Benjamin is the Florida International University Cybersecurity Apprenticeship Program Director and Adjunct Professor. He currently manages and develops curriculum embedded certifications for the Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Policy. He serves as a subject matter expert on the $3 million dollar Intelligence Community-Center of Academic Excellence consortium grant. His work on […]

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Garry William Jones Jr.

Garry William Jones Jr. is a Higher Education professional who has been working in the field since 2014. With a mixed background in Theatre, Residence Life, Counseling, and Music, he prides himself in his ability to stay in tune with important trends and conversations that young adults are participating in. Garry’s educational approach emphasizes authenticity, […]

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Charles H. Galbreath, Jr.

Charles Galbreath is a premier leader in the field of juvenile justice. As a senior consultant for an internationally renowned consulting organization, Charles reforms juvenile justice systems. His current contract requires him to support juvenile offenders in maximum-security residential treatment facilities in New York City. Armed with the belief that there are no “bad” kids –- […]

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Mike Likier, Ph.D.

Mike Likier, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist and an organizational consultant who has been involved with the racial justice movement since 1991.  As founder of Racial Justice Consulting, Mike provides training in anti-racism to schools, universities, corporations, hospitals and healthcare practices, non-profit, community and faith-based organizations.  Mike has a specialty in multicultural counseling which he […]

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Kamakshi Pappu Murti

Kamakshi Pappu Murti is a retired professor of German Studies and Cultural Studies. She is an author of scholarly monographs and articles, as well as fiction. Her scholarly writing is devoted to multi-cultural issues, as well as gender studies. She has conducted and participated in workshops covering a wide range of topics, from Service Learning […]

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Janice D. M. Mitchell, Ed.D, CDP

Janice D. M. Mitchell, Ed.D, CDP, Professor Emerita of German and Intercultural/International Education at Gallaudet University, Washington, D.C., MA graduate of Georgetown University in German Linguistics, an Ed. D., the University of Southern California, Sociological and Philosophical Foundations of Education and Higher Ed. Her service of pioneering work includes: language acquisition of deaf students learning […]

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Mikayla Gingrey

Mikayla Gingrey is a MFA Candidate in Writing and Producing for Television at Loyola Marymount University.  She has been involved in DEI work since high school when she  attended the National Policy Link Conference as a representative for the Race Forward Network and has facilitated workshops on Racial injustice for Lakewood City Council and numerous […]

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Olivia Rodriguez

Olivia serves as the Interim Director of Chicano/a Latino/a Student Services in the department of Ethnic and Intercultural Services at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, California.  She teaches in the Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts at LMU and acts as the staff lead for the Intercultural Facilitator (IF) Program, for which she was the former […]

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Daniel Blaine

Daniel Blaine is a second semester sophomore and is the current student trustee at the College of Lake. He is the oldest of his siblings, a son, a grandson, but most importantly, an advocate. Since the 8th grade, Dan has used his voice to share his story and lift up fellow survivors of domestic violence. […]

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Michaela Dengg

Michaela Dengg is a second-year Ph.D. Student in Higher Education and Student Affairs and an international student from Germany. She also works as a Graduate Research Associate for the Center for Career and Professional Success at the College of Arts and Sciences. Her research interests lie with the internationalization of higher education broadly and racism […]

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Lola Adeyemo

Lola is the founder and CEO of EQImindset (EQI is from Equity and Inclusion). Her work focuses on building inclusion from within corporate organizations primarily at the individual and people manager/team levels. As a certified diversity, equity & inclusion professional, she leverages her experiences as a Scientist and with different Employee Resource Groups (ERG) within […]

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Grant E. Loveless

Born and raised in Austin, Texas, Grant E. Loveless, has dedicated themselves to understanding the art of storytelling, community building and youth empowerment; assisting youth-led or focused organizations to turn their stories into action. Loveless is an AfroQueer community leader, social entrepreneur and digital media + brand strategist in Central Texas. Before becoming a leader […]

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Carrigen Cain

Carrigen Cain earned their Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling from the University of Texas at El Paso. Carrigen then entered student affairs to further explore their passion for leadership development. In their role at New Mexico State University, Carrigen creates and facilitates leadership development workshops and classes, advises a leadership and traditions-focused student […]

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Rasheed Ali Cromwell

As a fourth generation Historically Black College and University (HBCU) graduate, Rasheed brings an appreciation, sensitivity and insight into what it means to be a college student.

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Dr. Vicky Goodin

Dr. Vicky has more than 25 years of professional Student Affairs experience at George Mason University, The College of New Jersey, Georgetown University, Florida International University, and Miami-Dade College.

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Dr. Michael Anthony

Dr. Anthony currently serves as the Vice President of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management at Rochester Community and Technical College in Minnesota. He is among the youngest Chief Student Affairs Officers and senior leaders within higher education today.

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Dr. Christopher C. Irving

Christopher C. Irving, is an educational consultant who travels to different colleges and school districts all around the country.

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