- Morehouse College; University of Michigan, University of Maryland (College Park, Md.)
My background and experience consists of volunteer service in the Peace Corps in Zaire (Democratic Republic of the Congo); graduate courses in anthropology; publicity, marketing, editorial, and sales roles in academic and scholarly publishing; public school teaching; experience in public relations, and project management and web design in user experience design. My personal strengths are public speaking and written communication, information technology literacy skills, people skills, and a devotion to community and humanism.
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