Andrew Mulinge is an educator, researcher, and advocate for equity-based education for all students. His experiences and interests have primarily been focused on researching, developing, and implementing best practices that improve, educational, health and social opportunities for boys and young men of color. Andrew received his master’s degree in Sociology and Education Policy from Columbia University, Teachers College. He also holds a bachelor’s degree in Government and Politics and a certificate in African-American studies from the University of Maryland, College Park. He is originally from the D.C. metropolitan area but currently resides in New York City.