Dr. Kiara Butler is a strong advocate for student voice and focuses on bringing the voices of marginalized groups to the forefront. Because of her advocacy, she has been recognized for her work in various capacities such as Forbes 30 Under 30 and TEDxProvidence.
Originally from Mississippi, Dr. Butler is a graduate of the state’s public education system. As a K12 student in Mississippi, she did not believe educators were aware that the lack of inclusivity of all races, religions, and cultures had a connection between students feeling marginalized and low student performance. Her experiences as a student remain the driving force behind her commitment as a change agent transforming K12 public education.
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