Bridget L. Lawson, Board Member

Bridget is an Academic Coordinator with the Collegiate Science Technology Entry Program (CSTEP) at Syracuse University. She is currently a PhD candidate in the School of Education's Cultural Foundations of Education program.  Bridget has a wealth of experience supporting students' academic success in the community and in higher education.  She has worked for Say Yes to Education and the Early College High School Program at Nottingham High School; and she also served as an Academic Planning Counselor for EOP students at SUNY Oswego.  Bridget received her undergraduate degree from Cazenovia College (2003), majoring in Human Services and a Master of Social Work degree from Syracuse University (2008).
Bridget’s scholarly interests focuses on social justice work in education as it relates to students of color experiences in urban public schools, the achievement gap, access to quality education, college access and college persistence. She is active in her community and takes on the personal commitment of mentoring youth throughout the City of Syracuse. Additionally, Bridget serves as an Executive Board Member with the Image Initiative, Inc. 

Advisory Board Members

  • Natalie Byrdsong
  • Krystal Cooper
  • JaSheika James
  • Tasha Jones
  • Nodesia Hernandez
  • Katherine Hills
  • Chariesse Turner
  • Tania Williams

Emeritus Board Members

  • Cheryl Dixon-Hills
  • Eva Williams

Ambassador Board Members

  • Amber Green, Image Initiative Alum
  • SaQuota Reaves, Image Initiative Alum
  • Kenneisha Reaves, Image Initiative Alum
  • Chelsea Willis, Image Initiative Alum

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