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Trina L. Fletcher

Dr. Trina L. Fletcher holds a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Technology from the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff and a Master’s degree in Operations Management from the University of Arkansas. Trina went on to earn a Master’s degree in Engineering Management from George Washington University and holds a Ph.D. in Engineering Education from Purdue University where she studied the recruitment and retention of minorities and women in the S.T.E.M. fields. Trina has interned with Norfolk State University, Lockheed Martin, Caterpillar, Kellogg’s and completed the Global Operations Leadership Development program with Johnson and Johnson. Her honors include being named an Inspiring Woman by the New York Liberty and receiving the George Washington University Student Choice Award for Service Excellence. She most recently received the Brown Girls Rock award for her work in the field of education. Dr. Fletcher is currently an Assistant Professor at Florida International University. To learn more, visit https://www.linkedin.com/in/trinafletcher 

Tina L. Fletcher

Tina L. Fletcher holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and African American Studies from the University of Arkansas and a Master’s degree in Secondary Teacher Education from Harvard University. She served as a U.S. Government teacher at Anacostia Senior High School in Washington, D.C. where she was named the 2010 Teacher of the Year. She then served as a fundraiser and successfully raised over $20 million for President Barack Obama’s 2012 re-election campaign in addition to raising over $300 thousand for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital on behalf of the NBA’s Memphis Grizzlies. She has interned with the Southern Education Foundation, the Congressional Black Caucus on behalf of former U.S. Senator Blanche L. Lincoln and in the Office of the First Lady Michelle Obama. Tina has been named a Rising Political Leader by EmPower Magazine and most recently received the Brown Girls Rock award for her work in the field of education. She is currently an education policy PhD candidate at the University of Pennsylvania. To learn more, visit https://www.linkedin.com/in/tinalfletcher