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Shanté Elliott
MSL, M.Ed., Founder
Shanté is a passionate leader advocate for vulnerable populations and communities. As a former higher education administration professional, with the University of North Carolina System and other UNC campuses, Her work increased college access for first-generation college students, African-American males, and low-income students from rural North Carolina. In 2012, she was invited to The White House by members of the Obama Administration, to discuss the needs of Historically Black Colleges and Universities, along with other rising leaders in education. Upon transitioning from higher education administration, Shanté served in multiple senior-level leadership positions with national-member nonprofit organizations, including the United Way of Forsyth County and Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Cook County. Shanté completed her undergraduate work at Fayetteville State University of the University of North Carolina, graduate work at Loyola University Chicago and Wake Forest School of Law.