Our Team

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Dr. Lana Asuncion

Ignorance Assassin. Standard Setter. Party Starter.


  • Hampton University - B.A. in Psychology 

  • William & Mary University - M.Ed & Ed.S. in School Psychology 

  • University of Virginia - EdD. in School Psychology 

  • Johns Hopkins University - Postdoctoral Fellowship


Favorite Quote:

  • “If I love you, I have to make you conscious of the things you don’t see.” -James Baldwin

Dr. Shari Berga

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Social Justice Educator. Fact Checker. Trini. 


  • Duke University - B.A. Cultural Anthropology

  • University of Maryland- M.Ed Curriculum & Instruction: Minority & Urban Education

  • University of Florida - EdD Curriculum, Teaching, and Teacher Education

Favorite Quotes:

  • “If you are silent about your pain, they will kill you and say you enjoyed it.” Zora Neale Hurston

  • “Treating different things the same can generate as much inequality as treating the same things differently.” ― Kimberlé Crenshaw

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Akailah Jenkins McIntyre

Sprinkler of joy and magic. Melanin Fanatic. Gullah-Geechee. Loc enthusiast. Straight shooter. Truth seeker.



  • Vanderbilt University - B.A. in Sociology and American Studies

  • Vanderbilt University - M.Ed in Learning, Diversity and Urban Studies

Favorite Quote:

  • Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation, and that is an act of political warfare. -Audre Lorde

Jenifer Moore

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Womanist. Educator. Disrupter. Fighter for Justice. 



  • Howard University - B.S. in Psychology

  • Trinity Washington University - M.Ed. in School Leadership and Systems

Favorite Quote:

  • “When you think about what some black women have gone through, and then look at how beautiful they still are!  It is incredible that they still believe in the values of the race, that they have retained a love of justice, that they can still feel the deepest compassion, not only for themselves but for anybody who is oppressed; this is a kind of miracle, something we have that we must preserve and must pass on.”   - Coretta Scott King

Kalea Selmon

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Truth Seeker. Culture Enthusiast. Magic Creator. Love Spreader. Womanist. 



  • Howard University - B.S. in Psychology

  • Johns Hopkins University - M.S. in Counseling 

Favorite Quote:

  • “To know how much there is to know is the beginning of learning to live.”      - Dorothy West

  • “In the future, as in the present, as in the past, black people will build many new worlds. This is true. I will make it so. And you will help me.  - N.K. Jemisin

Talia Busby Titus

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Educator. Culture Curator. Strategic Entrepreneur. Baller. Shot Caller.


  • University of Massachusetts at Lowell - B.S. in Mathematics 

  • Loyola University of Maryland - M.S. in Educational Leadership. 

Favorite Quote:

  • "What is needed is a realization that power without love is reckless and abusive, and that love without power is sentimental and anemic. Power at its best is love implementing the demands of justice, and justice at its best is love correcting everything that stands against love"  - Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.


Black Women can do anything. They have proven that time and time and time again.

- Tarana Burke