Youth Leadership Member Interest Group (YLMIG)
Who are we?
Past Events and Activities
|2015 - 2011: Youth Leadership Networking Dinner at ILA Annual Global Conferences.
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About ANGEL ACOSTA
Angel Acosta has spent the last five years working for a national nonprofit that focuses on college access and youth leadership development, College For Every Student (CFES). He has supported over 90 K-12 schools across 10 states in the organization's mission to increase the academic aspirations and access to higher education for low-income youth. CFES works with 200 schools in 27 states. He is currently a program director for schools in NYC while enrolled in doctorate program in curriculum and teaching at Teachers College, Columbia University. Angel also serves as the Director of Leadership exCHANGE's Global Leadership Program in Rome. He is very committed to collaborating with youth leadership practitioners throughout the globe. ×
About JOANNA STANBERRY
Joanna Stanberry is the Executive Director of the New York Dream Center, a nonprofit serving New Yorkers living in public housing and recovering from homelessness. Her experience includes buying for an ecommerce startup, and nonprofit marketing, fundraising, and programming.
For the past decade she has worked as a freelance researcher and consultant in organizational behavior, with research interests spanning millennials, positive approaches to organizational learning, and the work of Peter Drucker. Joanna earned an MA in Organizational Leadership from Eastern University, and a BA in Government from Claremont McKenna College. She has studied leadership at NGOs in Bolivia and Brazil through grants from the Kravis Leadership Institute. ×
About ASHLEY COLE
Ashley Cole joined American University in 2007 as an Assistant Director of Admissions. Ashley is responsible for recruiting and working with students in New York City, and transfer students. Ashley is involved in the National Association of College Admissions Counseling (NACAC), the New York State Association of College Admissions Counseling (NYSACAC) and the College Access Consortium of New York (CACNY). Prior to working at American University, Ashley worked at Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania. She is currently working on her doctoral degree in education at Northeastern University and is researching African American males who have/had incarcerated parents, yet persisted to college. Ashley presented this topic at the International Leadership Association conference this past October in Barcelona under the Youth Leadership MIG. Ashley actively presents a number of topics at conferences held by organizations such as the College Board and NACAC, and often focuses on areas including diversity, mentoring, youth leadership, best practices in college admissions, and student retention. ×