After earning her juris doctor degree, Yulanda discovered a fascination with education policy beyond advocacy. While working in Compliance at a public university, she saw a need for positive, sustainable change, but knew that her J.D. only had so much weight in higher education.
In order to have the kind of impact and influence she envisioned, she needed a doctorate.
"...social justice is at the core of what the program is."
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