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Meet the GSA Board

Rev. Kenneth Hammond

Dr. Tawannah Allen

Dorothy Mitchell

William Smith

Tammie Hall

Shelton Gore

Rev. Kenneth Hammond

Rev. Kenneth Hammond, co-founder of Global Scholars Academy, currently serves as Senior Partner of Transition Ministry Associates and Pastor Emeritus of Union Baptist Church. With bachelor’s degrees in history and political science and master’s degrees in education and divinity, he was a trailblazer in the advancement of students of color at East Carolina University before moving to Durham to pastor Union Baptist Church. He serves as Chairman of the GSA Board.

khammond@globalscholarsacademy.org

Dr. Tawannah Allen

Dr. Tawannah G. Allen is an Associate Professor of Educational Leadership in the School of Education at High Point University. Her areas of research include recruitment and retention strategies for successful teachers and administrators, early literacy skills for vulnerable children, and turnaround strategies for failing schools.

tallen@globalscholarsacademy.org

Dorothy Mitchell

Dorothy Mitchell is a Clinical Associate Professor and Supervising Attorney of the Juvenile Law Clinic at North Carolina Central University.
Professor Mitchell is a State Bar Councilor representing Durham County and is Vice-Chair of the Indigent Defense Services Commission. She has served on the Durham County Bar Association and the 14th Judicial District Bar Association board since 2007.
She is the Vice President of the George H. White Bar Association and serves as Vice Chairperson of the Global Scholars Academy Board of Directors.

dmitchell@globalscholarsacademy.org

William Smith

Mr. William Smith currently serves on the campus of North Carolina Central University, as Director of Development for BRITE institute. He is responsible for the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of major gift prospects. Mr. Smith was a 24 year First Union National Bank/Wachovia executive serving as a Senior Vice President and Sales Leader for Community Development in the bank’s six state mid-Atlantic Region. He serves on multiple boards and other leadership positions in the community.

wsmith@globalscholarsacademy.org

Tammie Hall

As Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, Tammie Hall leads business inclusion efforts for the State of NC. She is primarily responsible for statewide certification of diverse businesses, creating policy and guidelines that lead to increased supply chain inclusion, and advocating within state agencies to provide opportunities for small minority and women owned businesses.

thall@globalscholarsacademy.org

Shelton Gore

More info to come:Test

sgore@globalscholarsacademy.org

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