Nicole D. Sconiers ’11 (Los Angeles, MFA) contributed the short story “Kim” to a horror anthology of black women authors, Sycorax’s Daughters. The book was a 2018 Bram Stoker Award finalist. Nicole authored the short story collection Escape from Beckyville: Tales of Race, Hair,
PhD in Leadership and Change student Alicia Wargo recently participated in the National Summit for Courageous Conversations on Race, held in Washington, DC. Her session, “Abolishing Whiteness in Educational Spaces,” highlighted her expertise in equity-focused education, which supports school leaders and teams to serve young people through an anti-racist lens. Wargo is the Program Director of Leadership Development for the School Empowerment Network, where she brings her decades of experience in the field of education to create thriving schools and caring communities.