Sat, Nov 09|
First Annual Leadership Summit
The Leadership Summit pushed students to develop innovative tactics that push the boundaries of normalcy in education. Form these ideas, students integrate these tactics into a mindset and format that can be used to achieve preset goals further.
Time & Location
Nov 09, 2019, 8:30 AM
PCOM Georgia, 625 Old Peachtree Rd NW, Suwanee, GA 30024, USA
About the event
View our full event page: https://www.georgiafirstgen.org/2019-leadership-summit
Bobby Gueh, Ed.S., NCC Mr. Bobby Gueh is currently a professional school counselor at Lanier High School and a Ph.D. Candidate at The University of Georgia. He’s been a school counselor for sixteen years in both the New Jersey School System and the Gwinnett County School System. Mr. Gueh’s professional experiences include working as a counselor for young men in the prison system of Trenton, New Jersey; working as a family advocate for the Juvenile Justice Commission of New Jersey; running several mentor programs for young men in the New Jersey area; adjunct instructor at The College of New Jersey; also worked as a Family Therapist at The College of New Jersey for several years. Mr. Gueh has presented at local and national academic workshops on issues in education. He has been a keynote motivational speaker at professional and student leadership conferences, community-based organizations and religious establishments. Mr. Gueh holds a Bachelors’ degree in History Education from South Carolina State University, a Master’s degree in Counseling Education from The College of New Jersey, as well as an Educational Specialist degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from The College of New Jersey. He is a member of the American School Counseling Association, the Association of Black Psychologists, the American Counseling Association, the Georgia School Counseling Association, and is a member of several professional boards, including the Gwinnett County Division of Family and Children Services. Mr. Gueh is married to his beautiful wife, Kia, and has three sons. In his spare time, he enjoys playing and coaching basketball, reading, and volunteering his time in various humanitarian causes. As a native of Liberia, West Africa, Mr. Gueh came to America at the age of 9, and his journey has been long and hard, but he believes that if one has a dream, and a passion for doing something in life, they should do everything within their power and abilities to achieve it; QUITTING IS NOT AN OPTION. He also believes in the village concept; “It takes a village to raise our children.” Mr. Gueh has a deep passion and dedication for working with all students and believes that every child is equipped with what it takes to be GREAT, and it is his life’s passion to help them realize their personal greatness.
DR. BOBBY GUEH IS THE NAMESAKE FOR THE LEADERSHIP AWARD PRESENTED BY THE GEORGIA FIRST GENERATION FOUNDATION
2019 Dr. Bobby Gueh Leadership Award
Aisha DeBerry, JD, returned to PCOM Georgia on April 2, 2018 as the campus’ director of diversity and community partnerships. Dr. DeBerry formerly served in the Office of Student Affairs and was the admissions coordinator/recruiter for the inaugural DO and Pharmacy classes at PCOM Georgia. Most recently, Aisha worked in the area of Title IX and Compliance at Spelman College, one of the nation’s oldest historically black all-women’s schools. Spelman College focuses on empowering students to engage in many cultures and bring about social change. During her time at Spelman she worked with faculty, staff and students on program development, training and crisis control of issues pertaining to sexual assault and gender equity. Prior to Spelman she served as a Legal Assistant at Breeding and Associates, LLC., a boutique firm focused in the areas of family, commercial and criminal law. In addition, Dr. DeBerry served a Rule 31 mediator for the State of Tennessee. Aisha has a true passion for diversity and its effects. While in law school she charted the first Black Law Students Association, where she served as local chapter president and Sub-region Director for the National chapter. She was also an executive member of the Women’s Law Society, OUTlaw, a LGBTQIA organization, and the Immigration Law Society. Through these organizations, Aisha had the opportunity to start a community outreach program that enabled law students to satisfy community service hours, assisted in creating a safe space on campus for LGBTQIA students and helped refugee clients move from permanent residency to U.S. citizenship status. Aisha also worked as a researcher with Cheryl Taylor Page, Esq., co-author of the book Human Trafficking, which explores the legal, moral and political attempts to contain sex and labor trafficking. Aisha believes in community engagement and is a member of the National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education, Georgia Diversity Council, Atlanta Urban League and National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). She volunteers with the American Cancer Society, Atlanta Free Store and Westside Community Planning Project. Aisha serves as an executive member of Abiri Tours, a company targeted to youth to experience educational international travel. Aisha has traveled with students and parents to Guatemala, Cuba, South Africa and Greece. While inclusive of all faiths, Aisha attends Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, Georgia. She is a native of Jackson, Mississippi but calls Atlanta her second home.