Dr. Krishauna Hines-Gaither (she/her) is the owner of Hines-Gaither Consulting, LLC. Krishauna holds a Ph.D. in Cultural Studies from UNC-Greensboro. She also serves as the Vice President for Equity, Diversity & Justice at Mount Saint Mary's University-Los Angeles. For almost 20 years, Krishauna was a college professor of Spanish. She has spearheaded diversity & inclusion initiatives for for almost two decades with schools and top-rated companies across the United States. Krishauna and Cécile (below) are under contract with Routledge Press to author the forthcoming book, The Antiracist World Language Classroom. Ella habla español.
Pastor Julian Gaither (he/him) is a graduate of Impact University, where he received his Bachelor’s degree in Theology and a Master’s in Christian Counseling. Julian has conducted ministry in Kenya, Africa, Pakistan, Montreal, Canada, Toronto, Canada and across the United States. He works with a number of faith-based organizations helping them to reach their diversity, equity and inclusion goals. Julian also directed a camp for underserved youth, and actively works with incarceration rehabilitation.
Meagan McNeely (she/her) served as the LGBTQ+ Coordinator at Guilford College as well as the Coordinator for the Bonner Center for Service Learning. Before coming to Guilford, Meagan worked at Wake Forest University’s Anna Julia Cooper Center as the Freedom School Project Director. Meagan holds a Bachelor’s in Sociology and a Master of Divinity from Wake Forest University. Meagan currently serves as the Director of the Bonner Center for Service Learning at High Point University.
Dr. Robert Canida (he/him) has more than 25 years of experience in higher education, both in academic and student affairs, and 16 years in diversity and inclusion. He has a Ph.D. in Leadership Studies and is a highly respected academic, administrator, and advocate for individuals who feel unheard, cultural competency, diversity, and equity. Robert is the CEO of the CANOX Group, which specializes in strategic inclusive excellence and personalized interview development. Currently, he serves as the Vice President for Inclusive Excellence at the University of Lynchburg.
Christen Campbell (she/her) is a French teacher at Chapel Hill High School in North Carolina. She holds a M.A. in French from Middlebury College and is a National Board Certified Teacher. She was finalist for her district Teacher of the Year and was the 2015 AATF North Carolina Teacher of the Year. She has consulted for College Board, Vista Higher Learning, Barron’s and presents annually at ACTFL’s national convention. She and Krishauna (above) are contributing authors in How We Take Action: Social Justice in K-16 Language Classrooms, to be published in 2021. Christen actively seeks out opportunities to improve equity at her school. Elle parle français.
Andrea Muñiz-Alvarado (she/her) holds a BA from Guilford College in Forensic Biology and a minor in Criminal Justice. Andrea served as a Teaching Assistant in the Multicultural Leadership Scholars Program of Guilford College. MLSP prepared college students to engage in difficult dialogues across differences. Of Colombian descent, she is the first person in her family to be born in the United States. Andrea celebrates her heritage, and she honors the richness that diversity brings to all environments. Ella habla español.