INROADS with LaKeisha Barron-Brown
February 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Come join us in-person or online to learn about INROADS introduced by Michelle Foster.
LaKeisha Barron-Brown is the Program Manager, College Links of INROADS in the Charleston, WV market. Ms. Barron-Brown is a longtime resident of Charleston, WV. She comes to the INROADS organization as an INROADS Alumni with extensive professional background in developing, implementing and evaluating the effectiveness of programs. Ms. Barron-Brown first learned about INROADS during her 10th grade year of high school. Ms. Barron-Brown recognized early on the opportunities that INROADS would provide as a link to college preparation and attainment.
As a first-generation college student, Ms. Barron-Brown benefitted from the soft skills and career readiness that she gained while being in INROADS. The skills obtained allowed Ms. Barron-Brown to have a greater appreciation of education and the global workforce. Ms. Barron-Brown has a Master of Arts in Correctional Counseling from Marshall University. With over 20 years’ experience working alongside government and non-profit organizations that serve the needs of at-risk youth and at-risk populations.
Ms. Barron-Brown is an author and motivational speaker. She has a passion in community outreach, mobilizing and engagement. Her motto is, “Everyone has potential to succeed even when they may not believe in themselves.”