Kelly Wickham Hurst

Chicago, IL

Kelly Wickham Hurst

Chicago, IL

During the day, Kelly Wickham Hurst is a respected educator who speaks nationally about creating change that focuses on results. She is a guidance dean at a technology magnet middle school. She started writing her own personal weblog, Mocha Momma, in 2004 where she chronicles education, issues of race, and serious topics mixed with regular pursuits of shoes. She's an Isis Award winner for Most Thought-Provoking Content and her work has been featured on Huffington Post, Yahoo! Shine, and she's been a guest on NPR.

She lives in Illinois with her husband "The Cuban", a couple of their 6 kids, and her Pekingese dog, Lola.

She is awesome every day.

  • Work
    • Little Pickle Press
  • Education
    • Master's Degree in Educational Administration