Episode 87: You’re The One You’ve Been Waiting On: Protecting Black Genius w/Dr.William Jackson


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In this Episode, Minority Trailblazer Dr.Jackson shares;

  • What he learned from his Ph.D. program
  • Why he started the Village of Wisdom
  • How race affects all people
  • and much much more


Information About Dr.William Jackson:

 

William Jackson is the founder and Executive Director of Village of Wisdom, a non-profit that enhances Black boys’ academic achievement by promoting a strong belief in intellectual ability and a resilient racial identity. Becoming the highest performing science teacher in his district at the age of 24, William yearned for avenues to expand his impact on boys and men of color. A year later, he decided to pursue a PhD in Education at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. While at UNC, William attracted the attention of Frontline Solutions, one of the fastest growing consulting firms of color in the US, and was commissioned to design several highly engaging and effective learning environments for both school-age and professional audiences. William has been selected to present at several national and regional conferences on the topics of parent intervention programs and self-regulated learning. As well, he is a former Education Pioneers fellow and a recipient of UNC’s Doctoral Merit Fellowship.


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Village of Wisdom Website 
Village of Wisdom Instagram 
Village of Wisdom Facebook 


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