Dr. Shandell Maxwell (PhD in Leadership and Change, GSLC) has co-launched Byrd and Maxwell Coaching Institute. Specializing in change management, the practice uniquely incorporates empathy, intuition, and experience with behavioral science and artistic experience in the coaching techniquest. Shandell is passionate about helping people, communities and organizations tackling issues around race relations. She was recently featured on VoyageLA, an outlet featuring inspirational stories and individuals in and around Los Angeles, California. Most recently, she has accepted a Practice Manager position at Covina Animal Hospital in Covina, California. In this new role Dr. Maxwell will manage operations and provide professional life coaching for the staff. Additionally, she has been nominated manager of the Tougaloo Nine Legacy. As manager, she has the honor of coordinating public relations events for the active members and carrying the message of their contributions to civil rights to inspire current and future activists.
Gwynne Garfinkle’s ‘06 (Antioch University Los Angeles, MFA in Creative Writing) piece, “Sinking, Singing,” was reprinted by Mermaids Monthly.