Envision RISE

Helping Students Cultivate Their Future through Non-Traditional Pathways with Lushanda Byrd, Leaving Members Joyful

September 21, 2021 Envision RISE Episode 13
Envision RISE
Helping Students Cultivate Their Future through Non-Traditional Pathways with Lushanda Byrd, Leaving Members Joyful
Show Notes

This week Staci Hegarty catches up with Lushanda Byrd, longtime Higher Education professional and Founder of Leaving Members Joyful, a consulting firm supporting and educating youth on integrating themselves into the world and transforming their futures.

Listen as Staci and Lushanda discuss:

  • Growing a future through trades, community college programs, and entry level growth in a company
  • How to help students create a vision for themselves by expanding on their skill sets from extra curricular activities, community service, AP courses and their jobs
  • Teaching students how to build resumes and understand how soft skills develop into specific skills such critical thinking, communication, and management skills
  • How parents can get connected with resources to help guide their children

Contact and connect with Lushanda through @lushanda1 on IG, @LushandaJ on Twitter, and Lushanda Byrd on LinkedIn.

To connect with us to learn more about how our RISE platform helps companies make a commitment to promote diversity, inclusion, equity and create an environment where your people are empowered to drive change and innovation: https://bit.ly/EnvisionRISE.