ABOUT DR. FULMORE
A native of Lumberton, NC, Dr. Emerald Fulmore earned her Doctor of Educational Leadership from Bowie State University on May 21, 2021, after successfully defending her dissertation entitled “A Seat at the Athletic Administration Leadership Table: Collective Narratives from African American Women Who Beat the Odds”.
Janel Saunders Empowers with Purpose by encouraging others daily to work hard and never give up on their dreams. As a woman of color in a man dominated industry, it is important to work hard, stand out in a positive way, and strive for nothing less than the best.
My purpose is not just to empower those around me but it is to empower change and guidance to our future generations to come. We live in our purpose but we have the decision to inspire others every day. My purpose progresses with time designed to fill a void in the world.
Women With A Purpose
Dr. Genese A. Lavalais
Empowering with a purpose is an approach that I have found to be most productive. The modus operandi is to make systems work by valuing people. A critical component is helping the mentee understand that you recognize what is important to them and assist them with reaching personal and professional goals—my philosophy is to empower students, grow champions, and develop leaders.
Ari'Elle assists at a variety of HBCUs to help improve and develop their sports management programs. She also speaks and hosts networking opportunities at a variety of HBCUs for students who have a passion of working in the sports industry whether it's in marketing, communication, or game day operations department.
"MISTAKES ARE A FACT OF LIFE. IT IS THE RESPONSE TO ERROR THAT COUNTS"
- Nikki Giovanni