Victor was a Fall 2011 initiate of the Xi Gamma Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc. Upon receiving his Bachelor of Arts from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill he enrolled in the pre-dentistry Post-Baccalaureate program at the University of North Carolina Greensboro. Victor is an avid workout enthusiast with a passion for cooking.
Victoria is the founder and creator of Brazil365, a social media rich peer advocacy campaign for international exchange based on her personal experiences abroad. She was a flagship dedicated to youth development and education, increasing student exchange, and local grassroots cooperation to promote universal initiatives. Her multifaceted campaign stands by a commitment to expand language proficiency, create more cultural exchange, and identify available resources. She aspires to grow the pool of comprehensive global leaders.
Trans* and Queer Liberation
Warren is the founder and vice president of the Human Rights Association at Johnson C. Smith University. He is committed to advocating for diversity in his role as assistant in Multicultural Student Affairs and was the member of the advisory council. He is known fo his passion for engaging students on social justice topics and address on lyceum platforms. He also served as the Senator At Large on the Student Body Association. He was appointed to serve as the intern for Charlotteâs Mayorâs Office. He rallies community partnerships to strengthen the LGBTQA programs on campus.
Wilmer is the CEO & Founder of Leaders Working, a non-profit organization that aims to help low-income students nationwide get into top colleges and become leaders in their community. At Leaders Working, Wilmer has devised a 1-on-1 mentoring program that combines resource accessibility, community engagement, and comprehensive mentoring that starts in high school, continues through college, and lasts a lifetime. Alongside Leaders Working, Wilmer serves on the National Board of the Quest Scholars Network where he works to create an unwavering network of support for thousands of low-income students.
Zachary studied political science at Columbia University. He was the co-coordinator of the Columbia Urban Experience pre-orientation program, a week-long program that introduced incoming first-year students to different communities within New York City through community service partnerships and critical academic discussion. He also served as a coordinator for the Men of Color Alliance, a multicultural community building organization. Zachary discovered his spark for political engagement while attending The American Legion Boys State of Kansas summer program, and he hopes to similarly inspire other Kansas youth. Uniting Zacharyâs varied interests is a desire to build connections University people from diverse backgrounds and to facilitate growth in pursuit of a common goal.
Zachary aspires to increase civic participation by making civic engagement more inclusive. Finding his roots in programs advocating for youth socioeconomic literacy and empowerment is devoted to the vision of empowerment through education and inclusion. His blueprint included a plan for the integration of a student voter-registration program at his home university; he aspires to practice law in a governmental role of advocacy. He studied physics and economics at The University of Wisconsin-Madison/La Crosse; has held numerous roles in community development programs and student advocacy, believing the best way to win change is through grassroots activism and policy. Originally born in Elizabethtown, KY, he found his home in Wisconsin, where his life was made possible by the warm-hearted, giving culture of the Midwest. So full of gratitude, he is driven to return the investment; he is an avid dreamer and runner, his favorite route being beneath the sunset of Wisconsinâs state capitol.
Zakiya was a student at Oberlin College. They were one of seven board members for the Edmonia Lewis Center (ELC) for Women and Trans*. Their work there included engaging in creative programming to transform intersecting systems of oppression, including, but not limited to, racism, sexism, heterosexism, ableism, xenophobia, transphobia, classism, etc. Zakiya also volunteered through America Counts (math-focused tutoring) at the Boys and Girls Clubs, which is an after-school center that provided safety, food, and education to low-income and of color youth in grades k-8th.