“We exist to increase higher education opportunities for Tennessee high school students by providing last-dollar scholarships with mentor guidance.”

tnAchieves 2016 – present


Communications Co-Chair

“We are an advisory group to administration and staff on issues, policies and practices that affect the university and those served by the council.”

Vanderbilt University Staff Advisory Council 2017 – present


Member of the Board of Directors

“Carnegie Writers, Inc. (CW) CW is a community-based 501(c)(3) non-profit organization for diverse individuals and was inspired by The Carnegie Writers’ Group, founded in August of 2013 by Oluwakemi Elufiede.

The mission is to encourage children, adolescents, and adults by providing positive and productive support in writing and literacy education based on personal goals. The vision is to advance education, encourage collaboration, promote creativity and provide resources for writing and literacy.”

The Carnegie Writers Group 2018 – present


Healthy and Free Tennessee Partner

“Healthy and Free Tennessee is a non-partisan coalition of groups and individuals working together to promote and protect the sexual health and reproductive freedom across the state.

There is power in a collective voice and in collective action. Healthy and Free Tennessee provides a unique opportunity for a broad range of people and organizations, including those focused on specific health issues or communities, to work together to improve our state’s sexual and reproductive health and to protect the ability of each person to make their own health care decisions.”

Healthy and Free Tennessee 2018 – present

Women in Higher Education in Tennessee (WHET)

“Since 1980, Women in Higher Education in Tennessee (WHET) have sought to meet the needs of women in the academy. By working collaboratively with the American Association of Community College Women, programs such as the June Anderson Award and the annual conference have supported the core values of leadership, networking, and connection among women in the Tennessee higher education community.”

Women in Higher Education in Tennessee 2018 – present

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“The Equity Alliance proactively advocates for African Americans and other communities of color to have a fair and just opportunity at realizing the American dream. We are a Nashville-based 501(c)3 non-profit organization that seeks to equip citizens with tools and strategies to engage in the civic process and empower them to take action on issues affecting their daily lives.”

The Equity Alliance 2018 – present

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