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Leading Equity

Apr 19, 2021

About Sheldon L. Eakins, Ph.D.

Sheldon L. Eakins, Ph.D. is the Founder of the Leading Equity Center and host of the Leading Equity Podcast. With over 11 years in education, he has served as a teacher, principal, and Director of Special Education. 

Dr. Eakins has a passion for helping educators accomplish equitable...


Apr 12, 2021

About Afrika Afeni Mills

Afrika Afeni Mills is the Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion with BetterLesson and an Education Consultant. She works with colleagues, teachers, coaches, and administrators to transform practices. Afrika has been featured on podcasts, blogs, delivered keynote addresses and facilitated...


Apr 5, 2021

About Rajneet Goomer

Rajneet Goomer is an award-winning Director of Student Services and DEI Expert in a public school district in New Jersey. Her 16-year career in education has been rooted in equity, diversity, and inclusion for students, families and staff. Rajneet is the co-chair of the District Equity Council in...


Mar 29, 2021

About Lindsay Lyons, Ph.D.

Lindsay Lyons is an educational consultant who works with teachers and school leaders to inspire educational innovation for racial and gender justice, design curricula grounded in student voice, and build capacity for shared leadership. Lindsay taught in NYC public schools, holds a PhD in...


Mar 22, 2021

About Ayodele Harrison

Ayodele Harrison is an engineer turned education leader, entrepreneur, and certified compassion-based meditation teacher. At the end of his 16th year as a math teacher, Ayodele left the classroom when his desire to continue to grow as a teacher-leader was not nurtured by his school’s...