Krishaun Branch

Krishaun Branch has made “All the Difference” during his journey as a millennial and continues to beat the odds. During his early years, growing up on Chicago’s Southside, in a…

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William Buster

At Dogwood, William leads the Foundation’s Education work and Racial Equity investments, and ensures that Dogwood repeatedly lives up to its commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion…

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Tshaka Barrows

Tshaka Barrows is a founding member of the W. Haywood Burns Institute (BI). As Executive Director he works closely with the executive director to advance the Burns Institute’s mission to protect and improve…

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Quyen Dinh

Quyen Dinh is the Executive Director of the Southeast Asia Resource Action Center (SEARAC). Originally formed in 1979, SEARAC was founded by a group of American humanitarians…

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Andrew Mulinge

Andrew Mulinge is an educator, sociologist and advocate for equity-based education for all students. His experiences and interests have primarily been focused on researching, developing, and implementing…

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Dr. Karina Walters

Karina L. Walters, an enrolled member of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, is the Associate Dean for Research, the Katherine Hall Chambers Scholar, and the director and principal investigator…

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Dr. Patrick Tolan

Patrick H. Tolan is Professor at the University of Virginia in the Curry School of Education and in the Department of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences in the School of Medicine…

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Tanisha Abernathy Browne

Tanisha Abernathy Browne is a passionate professional with over 15 years of strategic communications experience in a range of categories, including financial services, healthcare, telecommunications and…

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Kalimah Priforce

At eight years old, Kalimah Priforce held a successful hunger strike against his Brooklyn group home to add more books to its library, which drew the attention of a community…

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Kisha Bird

Kisha Bird is the director of youth policy at CLASP and project director for the Campaign for Youth (CFY), a national coalition chaired by CLASP. Ms. Bird works to expand access to education, employment…

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