Advocating from Within, Part II

Podcast Episode 9 with Alissa Mwenelupembe
June 8, 2022

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In our June 8th episode, Kisha Reid continues her conversation with Alissa Mwenelupembe. She is the Senior Director, Early Learning Program Accreditation at NAEYC.  She and Kisha are going to talk about how she advocates from within the organization.

Alissa has worked in early childhood education for the past twenty years. She began her career as a classroom educator working with toddlers and over time transitioned into center leadership roles. Alissa holds a master’s degree in Early Childhood Education and is currently working on her doctorate.  Her dissertation focuses on the experiences of Black women navigating the career ladder in the early childhood profession.



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