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Here's a look at the specialist of the DEA:


Shakira Onwuachi
Jazmine Zhang

Shakira Onwuachi is a recent graduate of University of St. Thomas with a B.A. in Psychology. She comes to the Digital Empowerment Academy with skills in research and youth development. She has a passion for youth advocacy and interested in tackling social justice issues and addressing the academic achievement and opportunity gaps. In her free time, she enjoys writing and performng spoken word and spending time with inspiring people. 

Jasmine Zhang is currently an international graduate student at University of St. Thomas. her studys at school are focused on learning technology, change management and organizational development. She's worked with various non-profits within twin cities area on different learning and development projects. Last year she worked with Minneapolis Public Schools on their iPad Social Study. she will join Ernst&Young LLP soon this summer as their Human Capital Intern.

Maya Buckner

Maya Buckner has worked as a DEA Specialist for 2 years. She holds a  BA in Child Psychology  and recently  graduated from the University of Minnesota with Masters of Social Work.

Fred Sanders

Fred Sanders is currently an employee at Minneapolis Public Schools, and he works as an IT Field tech / iPad specialist. At a young age Fred realized he loved everything that has to do with technology. He started taking computers apart when he was only 5! He specialzes in coding, and server adminisration.  

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