Welcome Surge Alumna Osayuware (Tina) Enagbare to Oakland Advisory Board

(Oakland, CA) The Surge Institute is excited to welcome a dynamic trailblazer to our Local Oakland Advisory Board. Please join us in welcoming Osayuware (Tina) Enagbare (OAK’18)! This is an exciting moment as Surge Oakland welcomes an alumna of the inaugural Oakland Surge Fellowship into a role that heightens her commitment to our mission and […]

The Surge Institute Welcomes New Chief of Staff

(Chicago, IL) – The Surge Institute would like to warmly welcome Aeriell Robinson to the team as the inaugural Chief of Staff. In her role, Aeriell will collaborate with the President, Board, and staff to lead strategic planning, manage critical projects for the organization and the President, coordinate board management, and plan and manage systems, […]

Welcome the 2021 Surge Chicago Cohort!

During this time that we are in, Surge has continued to be resolute regarding our mission to empower and elevate leaders of color given the widespread impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on our communities. Though several aspects of our work have shifted this year, this movement has traversed and persevered. And today, we are […]

Welcome the 2021 Indianapolis Surge Academy Cohort!

Earlier this year, we made the exciting announcement of the Surge Academy’s expansion to Indianapolis, IN, thanks to the partnership of The Mind Trust, an education focused nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide every student in Indianapolis, no exceptions, with access to a high-quality education. Today we are proud to announce that after weeks […]

Welcome the 2021 Surge Oakland Cohort!

“Every human is an artist. The dream of your life is to make beautiful art.” ― Don Miguel Ruiz, The Four Agreements It is incredible to think that over two years ago, the Surge Institute became a national movement with the expansion of the Surge Fellowship to Oakland, California. Over the course, we’ve had the […]

Surge Academy and The Mind Trust announce Indianapolis launch of an executive program for leaders of color in education

        Two virtual gatherings for interested applicants will be offered in April, hosted by Surge Institute Founder and President Carmita Semaan (Indianapolis, IN – April 1, 2020) The Surge Academy, a program that spends six months developing, elevating and uniting emerging education leaders of color, will be expanding to the city of […]