With 25+ years in education, Dr. Kendra Washington-Bass, a National Designer and Facilitator at The Leadership Academy, is dedicated to enhancing culturally responsive pedagogy. She amplifies student engagement through partnerships with schools, bolstering critical consciousness skills and fostering equitable curricula. Formerly, as Executive Director in Gwinnett County Public Schools, Dr. Washington-Bass empowered leaders and pioneered instructional capacity growth. She is also a best-selling author and co-founder of The Lucy Leadership Project, where she champions women in leadership, enhancing their ability to thrive and excel in their roles.