Advocating from Within, Part I

Episode 8 Advocating from Within
May 24, 2022

Join us on the first and Third wednesday of each month for new episodes.

In our May 18th episode, Kisha Reid is in 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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