Duanecia A. Evans

With a strong commitment to educational equity, social responsibility and community development, Duanecia continuously thrives to extend the lessons of her own life experiences through mentorship, workshops and extending her voice through social media.

During her time at the University of Bridgeport in Bridgeport, Connecticut - Duanecia noticed a variety of similarities between Bridgeport and Harlem, her hometown; encouraging her to stay in the city beyond graduation and lend a hand in efforts to improve the city, particularly those related to education reform.

Duanecia graduated from the University of Bridgeport in 2012 with a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communications and currently works at Teach For America on the Connecticut regional team.

Contact: DuaneciaEvans@gmail.com