Alum Success Stories

African American Studies grads go on to do big things in their professional lives.

From education and the social sciences to arts and literature, our graduates prove they can work in almost any field. Learn how the Department of African American Studies set up the following inspiring alums for career success, with a sneak peek from 2015 grad Fidelia Igwe:

One of the most valuable things I learned while studying African American Studies is that advocacy for oneself is the start to advocacy for others. 

Meet Our Alums

Sesha Joi Moon

Director, U.S. House of Representatives' Office of Diversity and Inclusion

sesha joi moon in the u.s. capitol building

Fidelia Igwe

Associate Director of College and Career Access at DC Prep in Washington DC and CEO/ lead consultant of Equitable Minds, LLC. 

Fidelia Igwe

McKenzie Green

Assistant Professor of Social Work at VCU and iCubed Scholar

McKenzie Green