Presenters

Ariana Nuñez-Restituyo

Ariana Nuñez-Restituyo graduated with her B.S. in Public Health with a minor in Psychology from Rutgers University in 2015 and continued her education at the Rutgers School of Public Health to complete her MPH with a concentration in Epidemiology in 2019. Her career began as a Community Health Worker at the Central Jersey Family Health […]

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Giovanni Negron-Garcia

Born and raised in the vibrant city of Reading, Pennsylvania, Giovanni Negron-Garcia has emerged as a symbol of resilience, determination, and inspiration. Growing up amidst the challenges of poverty, Giovanni faced tough battles with his overall wellness from an early age. However, he transformed adversity into strength, becoming a beacon of hope for others on […]

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Sarah Callazzo

Sarah used to wear smaller jeans and fake a smile. She was fighting a losing battle with herself. She was in denial and was exhausted – but she would’ve never admitted it. Around five years ago, Sarah decided she didn’t want to be that girl anymore. Rather than trying to be a superwoman for everyone […]

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Amy Paciej-Woodruff

Amy Paciej-Woodruff is an associate professor and the Higher Education Administration MS program coordinator at Marywood University. She teaches courses in research, leadership and administration. She joined the faculty after 23 years as a student affairs practitioner at six institutions in areas of responsibilities including residence life, student conduct, leadership development, fraternity/sorority life and Behavioral […]

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Samuel Brown

National Speaker and Best-Selling Author Sam Brown will impact any stage he touches. For over a decade, schools, organizations, universities and people from all over have benefited from the authentic, relatable, inspirational and empowering keynotes / presentations. Whether the topic is teamwork, finding your leadership style, growing through what you go through, making your best […]

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Duncan Kirkwood

Duncan Kirkwood is a highly regarded global resilience speaker, author, and educator dedicated to inspiring individuals and communities worldwide. Born and raised in Buffalo, New York, Duncan attended Alabama State University, earning a Bachelor’s degree in Communications before completing his Master’s degree in Public Administration. While in his last year of undergrad, Duncan enlisted in […]

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Dr. Nakeisha Savage

An author, educator, instructional leader, professional development facilitator,  anti-racist coach and poet, Dr. Nakeisha Savage has worked in urban school districts for the past 23+ years serving in a variety of roles including Principal, Instructional Coach and Adjunct Faculty at local colleges/universities in Maryland.  Currently, Dr. Savage leads her own consultancy agency, Savage EduConsulting, LLC.  She […]

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Rev. H. Jocelyn Irving

Rev. H. Jocelyn Irving is a dedicated woman of God with compassion, love, and grace. She is a woman of strength in the face of adversity. She is an exquisite woman of God with much wisdom and knowledge. Rev. Irving is a powerful reflection of Proverbs 31:10-31, and a true example of a “Woman of […]

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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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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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Jose Luis Posos, M.Ed.

Jose Luis Posos is the Program Manager at CMI, bringing significant years of experience in the area of mental health, diversity training, and leadership training.

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