Meet the EdHub STL Fellows! | EdHub STL


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by Christina Celuzza
April 5, 2018
August 30, 2018 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
The Venture Café Gathering (Info Table)
4240 Duncan Ave
St. Louis, MO 63110

Meet inaugural cohort of EdHub STL Fellows. Beginning this fall, fellows receive mentorship, insight + training from industry leaders to lead a self identified mission critical project, program or initiative for their school district, charter school, government education agency, community organization or education non profit. Fellows also receive the benefit free co-working space at CIC at Innovation Hall and can apply for funding support.

Meet the EdHub STL Fellows:

Charlie Cooksey + Bijal Desai Ramirez: WEPOWER

Charlie is the FOUNDER + CEO OF WEPOWER ,Former Interim Executive Director /Lead Catalyst with Forward Through Ferguson, Co-Founder with inspireSTL.

Winnie Caldwell + Sydney Keys: Books N Bros

Sidney Keys III is a St. Louis, MO, 12 year old native, rising entrepreneur and budding photographer, who decided to take his love for reading to the next level and create Books n Bros Reading Club!

While climbing the Media Relations ladder, she’s also been leading a young leader. At a mere 17 years old, Winnie gave birth to her son, Sidney Keys III, Founder of Books N Bros LLC. After overcoming adversity as a single mom, Winnie has used her testimony to assist, inspire and empower others. Outside of Sidney, Winnie always says her blog,, was her second child. Blogging pushed Winnie to travel to places she never imagined, meet people who continue to support her from all over the world.

Dr. Chris McGhee: ConnectED Learning

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Gavin Shiffries + Jack Krewson: Kairos Academies

Bank/Operation HOPE, taught Saturdays, and sponsored several clubs. Gavin has also taught in New Haven and Israel.

Darion Robinson: City Garden Academy

Darion Robinson is the Volunteer and Community Engagement Coordinator at City Garden Montessori School and is excited about participating in the EdHub Fellowship, where he will focus on finding ways to recruit, retain, and support Black and Brown educators in Saint Louis!

Erik Lewis: School Social Worker at St. Louis College Prep

Project focus: Restorative Practices in STL City schools

Abby Crawford: COCA( Center of Contemporary Arts) Education Outreach

Abby Crawford is the Director of Education and School Partnerships at COCA-Center of Creative Arts in St. Louis, MO. In this role, she oversees COCAedu, which encompasses all of COCA’s work in schools and community organizations.


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